Showing items tagged with 'equality'
28 February 2014: TUC report shows that the gender pay gap for older women is twice as high for younger women and caring duties trap them into low-paid, part-time work
26 February 2014: The NUJ Irish secretary has suggested that the Irish government should establish a referendum commission coinciding with publication of the proposed legislation on same sex marriage rather than waiting until the date has been set for the referendum.
25 February 2014: The Journey: Swimming, Sinking and the Pursuit of Success. This conference – part of International Women’s Day – is hosted by the Centre of Excellence for Women’s Entrepreneurship at the University of East London
30 January 2014: Joe Costello, minister of state for trade and development, has backed the union's stand against remarks made by Dr Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, the governor of Delta State.
27 January 2014: The National Union of Journalists has written to the Nigerian ambassador to Ireland after the Delta State governor compared homosexuality to paedophilia.
23 January 2014: Join the protest at Global Radio against the decision to drop reggae, gospel and soca.
7 November 2013: Women working in culture, media and sport experience the second biggest pay gap at 27.5 per cent – around £10,000 a year.
29 October 2013: Dr Nicola Rollock gave the 12th annual Claudia Jones Lecture on the relevance of the term 'post-racial' in the UK context.
19 October 2013: The media has a strong role in portraying the over-60s in a good light, by highlighting their contribution to society, said Emily Georghiou, Age UK public affairs adviser,Speaking at an open meeting of the NUJ's 60+ council in October 2013.
9 September 2013: Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ secretary, will be speaking at this event to launch the charter on ageism and sexism in the media