Unions have always been at the forefront for equality at work, whether through the struggle for equal pay, through tackling racism or working for equal access to learning and skills. This Diploma is designed to bring together all the threads of the equality agenda so that reps have a thorough grounding in union policy, best practice and equality law.
The Diploma is designed primarily for experienced trade union reps whose role would benefit from a wider understanding of equality issues. It is intended to help students understand the equality issues in the workplace, current equality legislation and how it can be applied to their own organization. The Diploma also develops values and skills needed for higher level study and activism.
This course is designed for experienced trade union representatives – the key link between the workplace and the wider union. It is intended to help students understand the early, present and potential role of trade unions, and to develop values and skills needed for higher level study or activism.