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Work Issues: Latest News & Equality Strand Pages

Latest News & Equality Strand Pages

The following content may not be up to date, please bear with us whilst we collate new information for the Equality Through Inclusion pages.

Under the National Equality Forum, we have six equality strands - Race, Gender, LGBT+, Disability, Young Members, Migrant Workers as well as an observer seat for RMA. More

 
 

 

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Age

Age

The government is reviewing the Default Retirement Age (DRA) in the UK which allows employers to forcibly retire workers over the age of 65 providing the appropriate procedure is followed. More

Disability

Disability

GMB have been campaigning for civil rights of disabled people for well over a decade. In 1995 we were one of the few trade unions that called for comprehensive civil rights legislation for disabled people. More

Race

Race

GMB is Committed to Promoting and Delivering Equality for Each and Every One of Our Members. More

Women at Work

Women at Work

49% of GMB members are women. It is likely that women will be the majoirty of members in the near future. They are already 58% of the new members who join each month. More

GMB Young Members

GMB Young Members

Around 8.5% of the 639,000 GMB members are under 30 years of age and therefore GMB young members. More