Equalities news

19 Apr 12 Equalities

Depressing statistics about discrimination

Stewart McLaughlin a member of the POA Equalities Committee reports on the TUC/ EOR Conference, “Discrimination in Employment Law”.

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10 Apr 12 Equalities

Equality Advisory Committee Flow Chart

View the Equality Advisory Committee Flow Chart

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20 Mar 12 Women

POA’s Women go from strength to strength

Congratulations to Barbara Baker for being elected to serve on the TUC Women’s Committee, the NEC Equality Advisory Committee now have two of its members serving on TUC Committees.

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17 Mar 12 Women

TUC Women's Conference 2012

During the Women’s TUC Conference last week the POA moved a motion, which was unanimously supported by Conference in respect of the restoration of our trade union rights.

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08 Feb 12 LGBT

LGBT - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender

Being lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) in life poses its own difficulties, but being LGB in such a ‘macho’ environment as the Prison Service only serves to increase these difficulties, and forces most staff to stay closeted; not allowing them to be themselves, or be accepted by their peers for who they really are.

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14 Jan 12 Equalities

Speak Up, Speak Out - 24th January 2012

To find out more about this event in Leeds Central Library, Click here

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06 Jan 12 Equalities

Holocaust Memorial Day 2012 - 27th January 2012

For details of events being held in the Yorkshire & Humber region on 27th January 2012, Click here

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07 Oct 11

POA Learning Access:

Read research into Sexual orientation and gender identity equality in adult learning by the Skills Funding Agency.

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14 Sep 11

TUC welcomes first UK disability history month

The TUC will hold a seminar in London on Thursday (25 November) on the impact of the cuts on disabled people.

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17 Aug 11 BLACK

Black workers conference

The theme of the Black Workers Conference 2011 was “protecting public services, defending black communities.”

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