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Older women in the workplace are constantly performing an impossible act of juggling caring responsibilities and paid work, a new report by the TUC into the experiences of working women aged over 50 has found.
The NASUWT is sponsoring the TUC/UAF Stand Up to Racism and Fascism rally in London on 22 March
You can now read all about what happened at the NASUWT’s recent consultation conferences.
The NASUWT has become a signatory to the No More Page 3 campaign which is calling for the removal of page 3 girls from national newspapers.
Stonewall has announced that it is to expand its Train the Trainer programme which supports teachers and other school staff to tackle homophobic bullying and promote LGBT equality in schools.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teachers are facing unacceptable social, political and economic attacks as a result of the Coalition Government’s cuts and reforms, the NASUWT’s General Secretary has stated.
Members discussed the challenges facing the profession at the NASUWT’s Young Teachers’ Consultation Conference, the largest gathering of young teachers in the country.
Holocaust Memorial Day is marked internationally on 27th January, the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and extermination camp in Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Campaigners are fighting against a new rule which means that any deaf worker who uses an interpreter for more than 30 hours a week will have to employ one interpreter full time.
The gender pay gap has increased, according to the latest official figures.
The NASUWT’s Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Teachers’ Consultation Conference heard that racism and prejudice is still blighting far too many teachers’ lives and careers.
The Government has announced that mothers and fathers will be able to share parental leave from April 2015.
Equality campaigners have called on the Government to stop dragging its feet and show its commitment to tackling violence against women.
The NASUWT has highlighted contradictions in the Government's work to tackle homophobia in schools.
The Government has lost a bid to cut off funding which enables more than 19,000 severely disabled people to live independently.
Women working full time still earn on average almost £5,000 a year less than men, according to a TUC analysis of official figures published to mark Equal Pay Day.
The proportion of young women doing low-paid, low-skilled work has trebled over the last 20 years, according to new TUC commissioned research.
The TUC is calling on employers to recognise that workers over 50 also may need to work flexibly after a survey of older employees revealed that nearly six in ten have to combine work with caring responsibilities.
The NASUWT has added its support to a campaign calling for updated guidance for teachers on sex and relationships education (SRE).
The NASUWT has launched a declaration calling on governments in the UK and around the world to end the discrimination and inequality which prevents millions of women and girls having equal access to education.
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