IDAHOTB 2020: Usdaw calls for an end to LGBT+ harassment and welcomes the ‘breaking the silence’ theme
17 May 2020
Retail trade union Usdaw is celebrating the annual International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB) on May 17, with a call for action to tackle LGBT+ harassment in our workplaces and welcomes the theme of ‘breaking the silence’ for 2020.
International Women's Day 2020: Usdaw continues the campaign for equality
08 March 2020
Usdaw is marking today’s International Women’s Day by pledging to continue to campaign for equality and to keep women’s equality high on the union’s negotiating, organising and political agendas.
Usdaw continues the struggle for equality at the TUC Women's Conference
03 March 2020
This week Usdaw delegates are gathering with hundreds of other trade union activists for the TUC Women’s Conference at Congress House to promote equality and fight discrimination. Usdaw is raising concerns at the conference about misogyny and abuse directed at women, sexual harassment and the impact on women of poor public transport.
Equal Pay Day 2019: Usdaw calls for a £10 an hour minimum wage to help close the gender pay gap - only Labour will deliver
14 November 2019
Shopworkers’ trade union leader Paddy Lillis is calling for action to close the gender pay gap on ‘Equal Pay Day 2019’, Thursday 14 November, which marks the day that women will effectively work for free until the end of the year because of the gender pay gap.
STUC Women’s Conference 2019 – Usdaw raises the impact of poverty and the high street crisis on women workers
28 October 2019
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has a delegation of members attending the Scottish Trades Union Congress Annual Conference of Women Workers, which starts today in Perth.
Usdaw joins tens of thousands in standing together against racism on Wear Red Day
18 October 2019
Members and reps from the retail trade union Usdaw will today join tens of thousands of people in schools and workplaces across the UK to stand up against racism on Friday 18 October by taking part in Wear Red Day.
Race hate crime increases again - Usdaw says the shocking stats should be a wake-up call ahead of 'Wear Red Day'
15 October 2019
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw is calling for concerted efforts to tackle hate crimes as today’s Home office figures show that police recorded incidents of race hate crime have jumped 11% over the last 12 months in England and Wales and overall hate crime is up by 10%.
Usdaw welcomes Labour commitment to support workers going through the menopause
21 September 2019
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has welcomed today’s conference announcement in Brighton by Dawn Butler MP, that large employers will be forced to provide flexible hours to women experiencing the menopause under Labour plans to end stigma in the workplace.
TUC LGBT+ Conference: Usdaw tackles hate crime and hate speech
03 July 2019
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has a delegation of members attending the Trades Union Congress (TUC) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Plus (LGBT+) Conference, where they will be tackling deep concerns about a significant growth in hate crimes and hate speech. The conference takes place in Congress House, London and starts tomorrow.
TUC's 'This Is Not Working' campaign - tackling sexual harassment - welcomed and supported by Usdaw
26 June 2019
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has welcomed a new TUC campaign to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace. The ‘This Is Not Working’ campaign calls on the Government to take immediate action with a new, easily enforceable legal duty requiring employers to take all reasonable steps to protect workers from sexual harassment and victimisation.