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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 TUC has launched a survey examining the effect domestic violence has on the working lives of those living with an abusive partner.
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.
You can now read all about what happened at the NASUWT’s recent consultation conferences.
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.
A London school pupil is celebrating after her artwork was crowned overall winner of the 2013 Arts & Minds competition.
The TUC has launched a new guide on how to combat homophobia in the workplace.
Plans have been announced to make workers with household savings of £3,000 pay the full cost of going to an employment tribunal.
The NASUWT is supporting a campaign to call for greater support and protection for women seeking asylum who have experienced rape or sexual violence.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published new equality guidance for schools in England and Scotland.
An overhaul of the careers advice offered to young people is needed to improve equality in the workplace and improve women’s career and pay prospects, a committee of MPs has recommended.
Less than 1% of the new fathers eligible to take Additional Paternity Leave (APL) are doing so, an analysis by the TUC suggests.
A petition is appealing to the Coalition Government to retain the public sector equality duty.
The Coalition Government’s attacks on employment and equality rights are having a disproportionate impact on LGBT people and risk entrenching discrimination, the NASUWT has told a gathering of trade unions.
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