Category: Equalities

For equal workplaces, we need to be allies to the deaf community
Lauren Crowley - May 6th, 2021
This week has been Deaf Awareness Week, an opportunity to raise awareness and challenge perceptions of hearing loss and deafness, promoting the positive aspects of living [...]
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Racism is a trade union issue
Christopher Knight - April 21st, 2021
The last twelve months has brought issues of race and structural racism to the forefront of public discussion in ways not seen for decades. From [...]
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A long way to go: Community responds to Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities
Community - March 31st, 2021
Responding to the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, Deborah Lawson, Assistant General Secretary of Community (Voice section) said: “We welcome the report’s recognition of [...]
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Stephen Lawrence Foundation partnership with Community
Community - March 30th, 2021
We are immensely proud to be partnering with the Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation to promote racial equality in our members’ schools and workplaces. Working together, [...]
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A message of solidarity
Community - March 11th, 2021
Community would this morning like to send out a statement of solidarity to all of our women members. We recognise the immense pain and hurt [...]
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We can’t let the pandemic turn back the clock for women in the workplace
Lauren Crowley - March 8th, 2021
Last year, International Women’s Day came a few days after the first Coronavirus death was registered in the U.K. What would happen in the coming [...]
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Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation partners with Community to support teachers promoting racial equality
Community - February 25th, 2021
The trade union Community have announced that they will be partnering with the Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation to promote racial equality in schools and keep the legacy [...]
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How my apprenticeship opened up opportunities
Megan Edwards - February 11th, 2021
For National Apprenticeships Week I thought that I would share my own experience of what it was like to be an apprentice, why I applied [...]
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LGBT+ History Month 2021
Melantha Chittenden - February 1st, 2021
Today marks the first day of LGBT+ History Month. It is a time when LGBT+ people and their allies celebrate the lives and legacies of [...]
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The difference equalities policies can make
Lisa Francis - January 28th, 2021
Equality is something that I have been passionate about for some time. Before Community I worked in a residential unit for people with mental health [...]
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