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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.
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.
The condition needs to recognised as an occupational disease, to give workers access to legal protections and compensation.
One-day equality seminar. Menopause awareness campaign. Tougher legislation on sexual harassment. Recruitment of black photographers.
The commission's report into racial and ethnic disparities in the UK
Commenting on the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report, Frances O’Grady, TUC general secretary said:
Lessons we can learn from the Meghan Markle race debate.
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.
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.
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.