23 April 2021 10:00am–5:00pm
Everyone is entitled to be treated with dignity and respect. The ability to live and work without prejudice is a fundamental right, regardless of your background, identity and experiences.
You are invited to the UNISON South East Equality Conference which will help to equip your branch with the tools and resources to raise awareness of equality issues in the workplace.
Guest Speakers Include:
Christina McAnea | General Secretary
Gloria Mills | Head of Equality
Josie Irwin | National Women’s Officer
Peter Kyle | Labour MP for Hove & Portslade, Shadow Minister for Victims and Youth Justice
Workshops and Sessions
Impact of the Pandemic on Working Parents
An examination of the impact on members who have struggled to balance their conflicting responsibilities and how UNISON can help.
Round Table Discussion
What have you learned from the past year? What have been the changes in your working life? Is there anything you would like to take forward once the restrictions are removed? What would you like to change?
Disabled Members Working from Home and Reasonable Adjustments
To what extent does the Equality Act protect disabled members who are now working from home, and what can UNISON do to support them.
Panel Event – Poverty, Inequality and the Pandemic
To what extent has Covid exposed and increased pre-existing inequalities for disadvantaged groups?