Category: BAME

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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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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Celebrating Black history
Lauren Crowley - October 6th, 2020
October is Black History Month, a time to celebrate the historical contributions of Black people and communities. This October, it’s worth giving pause to reflect [...]
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Race at Work Charter signed by Community
Community - July 17th, 2020
As part of ongoing work to tackle racial discrimination and inequality, Community has become the first trade union to sign up to Business In The [...]
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COVID-19 and BAME workers inquiry
Community - July 8th, 2020
Community inputs to review of impact of COVID-19 on BAME workers Community has shared our findings and recommendations on the impact of COVID-19 on BAME [...]
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Addressing racial discrimination and inequality
Christopher Knight - June 30th, 2020
I’m sure that all members will join me to express deep distress at the death of George Floyd, and their support for all those affected [...]
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Do not be a bystander to racism
Abi Sesay - June 25th, 2020
Incidents of the past fortnight, following the murder of George Floyd in America, have made landmark histories with a rippling effect across continents. In the [...]
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Roy Rickhuss hosts BAME workers call
Community - June 24th, 2020
Community General Secretary, Roy Rickhuss CBE, yesterday hosted a live zoom call for BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) members. The call was an opportunity [...]
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