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Disability History Month

Meet the NUJ’s Disabled Members' Council and take part in a host of TUC webinars to discuss the key workplace issues affecting disabled workers.

22 Nov 2021
Unions can help broadcasters reverse their “woeful” record on diversity

More women are leaving broadcasting than joining and the representation of disabled people and diversity in senior positions is woeful, according to the UK’s industry watchdog Ofcom.

Ministers have missed chance to help disabled workers, says TUC

The government has failed to act on the disability pay gap and rights on reasonable adjustments.

TUC report finds seven in 10 disabled women say they have been sexually harassed at work

A survey found 68 per cent had been harassed, with one in eight leaving their jobs because of this. 

NUJ statement on the Welsh Government Locked Out report about the impact of Covid-19 on disabled people

The Equality Council calls for scrutiny of the evidence that 68 per cent of Covid-19 related deaths comprised disabled people.

07 Jul 2021
Locked out: liberating disabled people’s lives and rights in Wales beyond COVID-19

This report is about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on disabled people.

07 Jul 2021
NUJ backs the TUC's concerns over end of shielding

Union’s Disabled Members’ Council calls the UK’s government's decision a sick April Fool’s joke.

Equal pay and the gender pay gap

A yawning gender pay gap favouring men has been revealed in recent years by media companies forced to publish data under new regulations.

24 Feb 2021
International Day of People with Disabilities

Today is the time to reflect on the lives lost to Covid-19 among disabled people and look at how the trade union movement is supporting disabled workers during the pandemic.

03 Dec 2020
TUC calls on government to implement Equality Act in full

On the law's 10th anniversary, the TUC says the full powers of the act have still not been implemented as Covid-19 has deepened inequality and discrimination at work.

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