Category: BAME

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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Message to members on Black Lives Matter
Roy Rickhuss - June 19th, 2020
In light of recent protests that are taking place in the UK and across the world I wanted to write and tell you about the [...]
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Implement COVID-19 BAME recommendations says Baroness Lawrence
Baroness Lawrence - June 18th, 2020
Today I am adding my voice, and the voice of my union, Community, to the call for the recommendations of the latest Public Health England [...]
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Now is the time to embrace flexible working
Lauren Crowley - June 10th, 2020
For thousands of workers across the UK who are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, many will be wondering why employers have been vehemently [...]
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Community responds to evidence BAME workers are more likely to die from Coronavirus
Community - June 2nd, 2020
Public Health England has published new evidence and analysis that shows certain groups are more likely to be diagnosed with and die from COVID-19, while [...]
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