GMB union equalities events

There are five active equality groups that meet regularly and are open to GMB union members in the region who identify with those strands. LGBT+, BAME, Youth, Disabled, Gender.

4 March 2021

GMB union, North West & Irish region, upcoming Equality events

March 8th 10am-12:30 International Womens Day- open to women GMB trade union activists in the North West and Irish region. We are delighted to be joined by Gail Newsham, author of In A League Of Their Own, The Dick, Kerr Ladies 1917-1965

April 28th – Workers Memorial Day- Our Disabled Workers network will be hosting an event looking at issues that affect disabled people covering P.I.P.- access to public transport- York Disabled Workers- access to justice amongst others.

June 18th – Regional Equality Conference- branches are invited to send a branch delegate and an equality themed motion. Elections will be held for Regional Equality Forum members. There are 16 seats in total, 10 strand seats, 2 each for Gender, LGBT+, BAME, disabled and young members and 6 open seats. Elections are held on the day of the conference.

June 22nd - The BAME Network will be holding an event to commemorate UK Windrush Day- further details will be circulated in due course.

There are five active equality groups that meet regularly and are open to GMB union members in the region who identify with those strands. LGBT+, BAME, Youth, Disabled, Gender.

For further details contact [email protected]

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