Sex Discrimination in the Workplace

20 – 21 February 2018

UNISON South East, Ranger House, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, GU1 4UL

This course is aimed at Branch Women’s Officers and women Stewards who would like to be more familiar with equality legislation, the 4 legal forms of Sex Discrimination and confident to support and advise members.

Women and men, including transsexual people, have the right not to be discriminated against at work because of their sex. What constitutes sexist behaviour or a sexist remark? Are your workplace policies equality proofed to ensure against sex discrimination? Many members suffer at work due to lax attitudes regarding discriminatory behaviour, such as sexism in the workplace. More than a quarter of women have experienced some form of sex discrimination in the workplace.

The course will cover:

  • Attitudes, behaviour and language
  • Examining workplace cultures
  • Equality Act (2010)
  • Workplace policies