Key Policy

Remove barriers to equality for all regardless of disability, gender, colour, ethnicity, or sexual orientation



Corresponding Charter Article

C4. Employment

Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment. Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work. Everyone who works has the right to just and favourable remuneration ensuring for themselves and any dependents an existence worthy of human dignity, and supplemented if necessary by other means of social protection. Everyone has the right to form and to join a trade union for the protection of their interests. Where workers form or invite a union to represent their rights, the union will have fair representation at executive level witin an organisation.


EQ091 Extend pay-gap reporting to all minority groups

EQ092 Ensure the National Investment Bank does not unfairly discriminate when providing finance
EQ093 Implement recommendations of the Lammy Review to address the disparity of treatment and outcomes for BAME people within the criminal justice system.
EQ094 Educate on the true nature of human slavery
EQ096 Amend legislation to ensure the full power of common law is enforced for attacks on places of worship (such as synagogues, temples, mosques, and churches)
EQ099 Promote through our policies the social model of disability throughout society
EQ100 We will ensure that disabled people can be independent and equal in society, with choice and control over their own lives
EQ101 Ensure all workplaces can support everyone including those with disabilities
EQ102 End disability discrimination and update the Equality Act to introduce new specific duties including disability leave, paid and recorded separately from sick leave
EQ103 Ensure private house renters must clearly state property accessibility status
EQ104 Reinstate the Access to Elected Office Fund to enable disabled people to run for elected office
EQ105 Adopt a British Sign Language Act, giving BSL full legal recognition in law
EQ106 Work with employers, trade unions and public services to improve awareness of neurodiversity in the workplace and in society
EQ107 Ensure all people including LGBT+ can live in safety and dignity
EQ108 Ensure our public services and facilites are inclusive for everyone
EQ110 Address the homelessness and rough sleeping crisis in the UK
EQ111 Provide funding for secondary schools to deliver LGBT+ inclusive relationships and sex education
EQ112 Fully fund sexual health services and roll out PrEP medication
EQ115 Establish a humane immigration system and end the hostile environment
EQ116 Scrap the 2014 Immigration Act
EQ118 End the Windrush injustices and provide fair compensation to those who have unfairly suffered
EQ119 End indefinite detention and radically improve conditions for migrants in custody
EQ120 Ensure justice for migrant domestic workers and restore the overseas domestic workers visa
EQ123 End the minimum income requirements for migrants
EQ124 Ensure the lawful rights of refugees are upheld
EQ127 Refugees will have the right to work, access to public services and will be treated humanely
EQ146 Give effect to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
EQ147 Stop the dehumanising Work Capability and PIP Assessments
EQ148 Bring the DWP back in house and remove private companies
EQ149 Introduce National Independent Living Support Service (NILSS)
EQ150 Increase Employment and Support Allowance
EQ151 Raise the basic rate of support for children with disabilities to the level of Child Tax Credits
EQ152 Ensure disabled people who prefer not to have a family carer receive required support
EQ153 Provide an allowance on top of the auto tax credit for carers
EQ154 Help disabled people who want to work by bringing back specialist employment advisors
EQ155 Introduce help for disabled people to move between jobs more easily
EQ156 Ensure all new builds provide access to all people and are made adaptable where possible

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