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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. 

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.

Trade union leaders tell PM  to reject ‘insulting’ report and act on race equality at work

The NUJ has signed an open letter to Boris Johnson rejecting the report from the Commission on Racial and Ethnic Disparities.

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:  

Six in 10 Covid-19 deaths have been disabled people

Disabled workers have found themselves on the pandemic’s brutal frontline, Frances O’Grady, TUC general secretary, told the Disabled Workers’ Conference.

11 Mar 2021
Media industry must publish its gender pay gap data this spring

The NUJ has called for the media, publishing and communications industries to prove their commitment to equality by publishing their gender pay gaps this spring, and not the new deadline of October.

Job not yet done on support needed by self-employed, says TUC

Unions continue to lobby the Treasury over unfair deal for freelances.

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.

TUC & NUJ reaction to the return to workplaces announcement

TUC outlines set of measures that must be taken by all employers and presses government for improvements on sick pay and flexible working.

TUC Women's Conference 2020

Motions on pay, periods and pregnancy benefits were three of the many issues tackled by women trade unionists.

09 Mar 2020