Too many LGBT+ people still don’t feel safe and comfortable at work. Unions have an essential role to play in fighting this discrimination.
This is according to the 2018 Trade Union Congress (TUC) Pride campaign which calls for all LGBT+ people to join a union.
Continue reading “Trade Union Congress campaign: LGBT+ Pride”
At least 12 million older people and disabled people do not receive the care they require, a number which has almost doubled since 2010.
This is according to a May 2018 report by the Care and Support Alliance which reveals the impact of the failing social care system.
Continue reading “Care and Support Alliance report: Voices from the Social Care Crisis”
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‘As a company, Twitter is failing to respect women’s rights online’.
This is according to the March 2018 research project by Amnesty International on violence and abuse against women online.
Continue reading “Amnesty International research project: Toxic Twitter – A Toxic Place for Women”
Over 1.2 million people aged 65 and over don’t receive all the care and support they need.
This is from the March 2018 campaign report (pdf), published by Age UK.
Continue reading “Age UK campaign report: “Why Call it Care, When Nobody Cares?””
6 in 10 employers agree that a woman should have to disclose whether she is pregnant during the recruitment process.
This is according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) who have published the results of their survey on maternity discrimination in the workplace, in February 2018.
Continue reading “Equality and Human Rights Commission survey report and campaign: Moving Forward”
‘1 in 3 healthcare professionals think people with a learning disability receive worse quality healthcare than those without’. This is according to the February 2018 campaign report (pdf) from Mencap.
Treat Me Well aims to transform how the NHS treats people with a learning disability in hospital.
Continue reading “Mencap campaign report: Treat Me Well”
More than 5,300 cases of hate crime were reported in Scotland over the past year, with many other incidents going unreported.
In partnership with Police Scotland and the Crown Office (COPFS), the Scottish Government have launched an October 2017 campaign against hate crime.
Continue reading “Scottish Government, Police Scotland and Crown Office campaign: Hate Has no Home in Scotland”