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Unite joins new campaign to end sexual harassment at work

Sexual harassment rife

 

Unite has joined the TUC and an alliance of other unions, charities and women’s rights groups in a new campaign to end sexual harassment in the workplace.

 

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70% of LGBT people sexually harassed at work - join the union!

70% of LGBT people sexually harassed at work - join the union, contact your Unite reps

 

  • A TUC study into LGBT sexual harassment at work in the UK found that nearly 7 in 10 (68%) lesbian, gay, bisexual

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Unite wins big equal pay payout

£150,000 equal pay victory lifts lid on pay inequality at Royal Bank of Scotland

 

In housing associations Unite has opposed the move toward spot salaries and away from ‘the rate for the job’ and p

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Women hardest hit by cuts

Women relying on council services face a triple whammy from central Government cuts to local government funding

We are fighting back but women workers are amongst the hardest hit by austerity.  Our bra

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Unite’s new period dignity fight is making great inroads

"No need to secretly scurry"

 

Since Unite’s Period Dignity campaign national launch last September, the initiative has seen a series of successes among business both small and large

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November Branch - Special Guest Speaker!

02/11/18

 

The leadership of the housing sector is not as inclusive as it should be, and doesn't reflect

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Report of ACAS diversity conference

A key element of the work of our reps is promoting diversity and training is availible through the union. Let us know if you have a report to share with other branch members or if you want support.  The union currently has national campaigns for VIEW

Unite demands period dignity

Unite is demanding that women and girls have period dignity. By making changes in our workplaces, our places of education, and in society, women and girls will be able to have a positive period knowing that they are able to access sanitary products. 

 

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September Branch Meeting - Opposing the Far Right!

We're delighted to announce that our next branch meeting will open with Peter Kavannagh, Unite Regional Secretary, on opposing the rise of the far right in Britain.

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Gender pay gap: what to do?

TUC produce guide for activists

 

Unite reps in the housing sector have been reviewing the pay gap in their organisations - the new employer reports can be found VIEW | DOWNLOAD

Sexual harassment: EHRC plans welcomed but more needed

Non disclosure agreements

 

Recommendations by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) including outlawing non-disclosure agreements being implemented to prevent workers complaining of sexual harassment unless in

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Survey on harassment and discrimination

Trade magazine Inside Housing has launched a survey on the prevalence of harassment, discrimination and negative comments based on identity in the housing sector.

 

Housing staff can respond to the survey

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Jennie Formby: We must do better for women

My union helped me find my voice

 

Yesterday we reported on the 18.4% gender pay gap at ‘Homes England’. Here Jennie Formby,

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The Double – glazed glass ceiling

Black, Female, and not badly Educated

 

 

A recent survey by Inside Housing highlighted the lack of diversity at senior le

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Unite Equalities Conferences

Branch members in many workplaces are taking action on a range of equalities issues and responding to Inside Housing magazine's 'Inclusive Futures' initiative.  Below Unite National officer for equ

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Inclusive futures campaign highlights lack of diversity

Welcome if it results in action

 

The trade magazine Inside Housing has launched a major campaign promoting ‘diversity and i

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Harassed at work? Unite can help

Dont suffer in silence

 

It all started with what at first glance might appear as an innocent comment here and there. But then the boss persisted.

 

Although Unite member  and Woolwich Ferry

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Unite demands action following racial disparity report

Another PR exercise?
 

Following mounting pressure on prime minister Theresa May after repeated delays to the publication of a racial disparity report, it was announced this week (October 3) that the study will be out on Tu

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Unite condemns Mears beard ban decree

Penny pinching stupidity

 

Unite has condemned a decree by outsourced housing maintenance company Mears, which bars workers from having beards as ‘penny pinching stupidity’.

 

Members

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Defend domestic violence refuges

 

'Sisters uncut' are organising nationwide protests highlighting the impact of cuts on domestic violence refuges and we as Unite housing workers have sent a message of support.  Below we reproduce an article from their VIEW

Unite victory for breastfeeding mums

Working women’s right to continue breastfeeding after returning to work

 

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Unite statement on Orlando massacre

Unite expresses its horror and revulsion at the massacre carried out at Pulse nightclub in Orlando last week, and condemns this horrific act. Our thoughts are with the friends and families of the bereaved, and with the many injured.  We extend our hand in solidarity to our brothers and siste

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Pushed out for being pregnant #MothersWork

Pregnancy discrimination is shockingly rife

 

Two years ago at Sports Direct’s infamous warehouse in Derbyshire, where working conditions have been described as ‘Victorian’ a woman gave birth in a

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Guidance on Equality Law

Having dealt with nearly 50,000 calls on discrimination last year, Acas has launched three, free equality guides to help employers and managers get to grips with the law on equality.

 

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