by Sofia Lotto Persio
EMPLOYERS’ differing expectations of workplace appearance verge on sexual discrimination, an employment law firm said yesterday.
Slater and Gordon researchers found that almost one in three women have been told by their bosses that changing their...
Wednesday 21st Sep 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
by Zoe Streatfield
TODAY’S Glasgow Pride must be used to pile pressure on the Scottish government to tackle homophobic bullying in schools, trade unionists said yesterday.
Tens of thousands are expected to attend the annual march through the city...
Saturday 20th Aug 2016
WOMEN who joined the #fawcettfridayflats campaign yesterday struck a blow against discriminatory dress codes that force them into footwear that’s both painful and bad for their health.
That a City firm as well-known as PriceWaterhouseCoopers can insist on its female workforce...
Saturday 14th May 2016
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
A POLICE force being shortlisted for a diversity award — after recently hiring just one black officer — is “not a cause for celebration,” leading campaigner Lee Jasper told the Star yesterday.
West Midlands Police have been nominated in the “diverse...
Wednesday 16th Sep 2015
A GAY mother vowed to “shred” her Dolce & Gabbana clothes yesterday as LGBT trade unionists decided to boycott the brand, writes Joana Ramiro.
Unite LGBT members have joined a rapidly growing number of people snubbing the luxury fashion house after Italian designers...
Saturday 21st Mar 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
DISABLED campaigners vowed to stand up to European Union-United States trade pact TTIP yesterday and called for international co-operation between workers, not bosses.
A motion on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) led to passionate speeches by disabled Unite...
Friday 20th Mar 2015
UNITE trade union leader Len McCluskey denounced the Conservative government yesterday for “taking us back to the 1930s” and making life worse for minorities and oppressed groups.
Speaking at Unite’s equalities conferences, the general secretary did not mince words in...
Equalities conferences kick off with rousing tale of victory
Thursday 19th Mar 2015
Unite head of equalities Siobhan Endean introduces a new guide at aimed encouraging more of Britain’s brilliant women and girls into science and engineering apprenticeships
Tuesday 10th Mar 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
Friday 6th Mar 2015
posted by Morning Star in World