NUJ Extra, the union’s welfare charity, and the George Viner Memorial Fund (GVMF), which provides bursaries to journalism students from Black and ethnic minority backgrounds, each received £7,000.
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people have the right to fair, accurate and inclusive reporting of their life stories and concerns. As with all members of society, the media should treat LGBT people with fairness, integrity and respect.
The union approach to keeping workers safe as the UK Government eases restrictions following the third lockdown.
Union’s Disabled Members’ Council calls the UK’s government's decision a sick April Fool’s joke.
Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary, said: “The NUJ has warned political parties across the UK against using the Covid-19 regulations as a way of restricting the reporting of events, campaigns, photocalls and press conferences.
Despite a desperate campaign to save the Union Learning Fund which each year supported around 200,000 workers with skills training and career development, Gavin Williamson, Education Secretary, has pulled the plug on the £12m funding.
The main focus for this issue is safety. As the coronavirus, which has dominated life for the past year, is hopefully retreating, we turn our attention to the risk which increasingly face journalists.
Commenting on the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report, Frances O’Grady, TUC general secretary said:
The commission's report into racial and ethnic disparities in the UK
In these exceptionally volatile circumstances, in which protests can be expected to continue, in Bristol and elsewhere, the NUJ has issued additional advice to members on staying safe.