Racism at Work Survey
10 January 2017
The TUC has launched an online survey to expose the everyday reality of racism. Usdaw is encouraging all members to take part in the survey to expose racism in the workplace.
Usdaw congratulates Mencap on 70 years of supporting people with a learning disability
28 November 2016
Today is the 70th anniversary of Mencap. Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has paid tribute to the work the charity has done over those years to promote a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.
Usdaw supports 'Wear Red Day' to show racism the red card
21 October 2016
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has linked in for the second year running with the UK’s leading anti-racism educational charity Show Racism the Red Card to promote their Wear Red Day in workplaces across the UK.
Usdaw President praises the work of reps to challenge racism in workplaces
13 September 2016
Shopworkers’ union President Jeff Broome has praised the work of reps in challenging racism, which is particularly important in the current climate when racist attitudes have been given a veneer of acceptability by the toxic leave campaign.
Sexual harassment is not ‘just a bit of banter’ - Usdaw supports a call for urgent action
11 September 2016
Shopworkers’ trade union leader John Hannett has today congratulated the TUC for their recently published, ground breaking research 'Still just a bit of banter?'; which sheds light on the nature and extent of sexual harassment in the workplace, an issue that for far too long has been kept in the dark.
Usdaw calls for an end to racism and hate crime in the wake of the Brexit vote
28 June 2016
Shopworkers’ trade union leader John Hannett has today expressed deep concern about reports of threats and abuse against migrant workers and people from minority ethnic groups and calls for calm and respect.
Stop Changes to Access to Work
06 July 2015
The Tory Government is making further cuts to the Access to Work scheme. This will impact on disabled people who are already among the worst hit by austerity measures. Usdaw and the TUC are calling on members to sign an online petition to stop these changes.
Disabled Members – Use Your Vote!
07 April 2015
Usdaw is urging all disabled members to use their vote in the upcoming general and local elections. After 5 long years of a Tory led government, it’s never been more important to make your voice heard. This article outlines some of the problems faced by disabled people when voting, and highlights disabled voters rights, and the assistance available.
Today we are celebrating women’s contribution to society, family life and workplaces says Usdaw
08 March 2015
Today is International Women’s Day and shopworkers trade union leader John Hannett has called for more to be done to better support women juggling paid work with caring and to tackle continuing inequality such as the gender pay gap.
Mental health is an increasingly important issue in the current cost of living crisis, says Usdaw
09 September 2014
Paddy Lillis, Usdaw’s Deputy General Secretary, has this afternoon at the Trades Union Congress in Liverpool highlighted the role of trade union and workplace reps in supporting members suffering mental health issues.