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Government should show more pride in LGBT+ people

The NUJ has signed a TUC letter taking the government to task over its inaction to address the inequality experienced by the LGBT+ community who face discrimination at work.

19 Jul 2021
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
TUC calls for long Covid to be recognised as a disability 

The condition needs to recognised as  an occupational disease, to give workers access to legal protections and compensation.

DM2021: Equality (1)

One-day equality seminar. Menopause awareness campaign. Tougher legislation on sexual harassment. Recruitment of black photographers.

21 May 2021
The report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities

The commission's report into racial and ethnic disparities in the UK

31 Mar 2021
TUC: institutional racism exists in the UK labour market and society

Commenting on the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report, Frances O’Grady, TUC general secretary said:  

NUJ Black Members’ Council statement

Lessons we can learn from the Meghan Markle race debate.

Tougher laws needed to strengthen women’s rights at work

More robust laws are needed to improve employment equality, particularly as women have born the brunt of the fall out of the pandemic, Sara Lewis, vice-chair of the NUJ's Equality Council told the TUC's Women’s Conference.

05 Mar 2021
One in three LGBT+ members have been bullied or discriminated at work

Almost one-third (29 per cent) of the NUJ members surveyed during February’s LGBT+ History month and in the run up to the TUC’s LGBT+ conference said they had experienced bullying, harassment, ill-treatment or discrimination at work as a result of their sexuality or gender identity.

25 Feb 2021
BBC “defended the indefensible” by spending more than £1m fighting discrimination cases

The corporation has disclosed it paid more than £1 million to external barristers and solicitors to deal with tribunal claims brought by staff in equal pay and race discrimination cases.

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