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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 coronavirus pandemic has created an unprecedented situation for public health and the economy. Thousands of lives have been lost in the UK and worldwide, as many workers continue to put their lives at risk.
The NUJ has backed the TUC’s call – alongside MPs, equality campaigners and industry leaders – for urgent action to prevent the UK’s gender pay gap reporting being shelved for a second year.
The TUC’s conferences are online this year and there is no limit to the number of people who can attend.
The NUJ has launched a major campaign to fight for a better deal for freelances.
Johnson dodges questions about freelances without support at PMQs.
Unions continue to lobby the Treasury over unfair deal for freelances.
The NUJ is backing efforts by the TUC and Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) to persuade the UK government to keep the suspension of the Minimum Income Floor (MIF) in place until the pandemic is over to prevent freelances from further hardship.
The government’s latest Covid-19 package for freelances again makes the self-employed second-class citizens and continues to freeze out the #ForgottenFreelances.
The chapel at the London-based broadcaster says the redundancy exercise was a pretext to force out their rep who has led the recognition campaign at the channel.