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Punitive and discriminatory anti-gay laws are fuelling rising homophobia around the world, the NASUWT told the TUC Congress in Liverpool.
The NASUWT has warned that moves to compel schools to check the immigration status of pupils will divide communities and create a climate of fear and mistrust in our schools.
A campaign has been launched to save the national network of specialist refuges, which are under threat as a result of massive funding cuts.
LGBT services are on the brink of crisis, a new TUC report has found, with the majority pessimistic about their ability to survive in future.
The charity VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas) has launched a campaign which is pressing for greater action from world leaders to ensure that women around the world have a political voice to challenge discrimination, gender-based violence and misogyny.
Employment tribunal fees have been a huge victory for Britain’s worst bosses, according to a new TUC report.
You can now read all about what happened at the NASUWT’s recent consultation conferences.
All workers who have been with their employer for more than half a year now have the right to request flexible working.
Trade unionists can and must be at the forefront of a global campaign to rid the world of anti-gay laws, the NASUWT has told the TUC LGBT Conference.
Action to correct an ongoing inequality in public sector pension schemes is no closer after a Government review failed to bring forward any recommendations to ensure women and LGBT workers will not continue to be discriminated against in the provision of survivor benefits.
The UK government is not doing enough to support disabled children worldwide to get an education, according to international campaigners.
Mary Page, a former member of the NASUWT’s LGBT Committee, is helping to challenge homophobia and discrimination from her new home in Andalucía where she has joined LGBT campaign group Arcolis.
The NASUWT has warned that the gains made in achieving greater gender equality are in danger of being reversed as women become the victims of the economic crisis.
The NASUWT’s General Secretary has hit out at the “unprecedented freedoms” given to employers by the Coalition Government to exploit their workforce, which, she said, is hitting disabled workers particularly hard.
The chilling effect of the Government’s decision to introduce fees for workers seeking to take their employer to a tribunal has been laid starkly bare after official figures showed large falls in the number of cases being brought.
An NASUWT member has shared her story of bullying and harassment at work as the Union condemned the Coalition Government’s trivialisation and deregulation of employment rights and protections for disabled workers.
The TUC has published new advice about mental health issues and how lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people can be affected in the workplace.
New guidance is being produced for schools in Scotland to help ensure pupils with disabilities can get equal access to a high quality education.
The health, safety and wellbeing of women is being seriously undermined by the Coalition Government’s programme of attacks and cuts, the NASUWT has told this year’s TUC’s Women’s Conference.
Black and minority ethnic (BME) teachers and pupils are being held back because of the Coalition Government’s education reforms, argued the NASUWT at the TUC Black Workers’ Conference.
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