STUC LGBT+ Workers' Committee

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STUC LGBT+ Committee 2019/20

Willie Docherty UNISON (CHAIR)

Kris Hendry PCS (VICE CHAIR)

Jenny Douglas UNITE

Stewart Wakelam-Munro UNITE

Scott Gorman-Cochrane USDAW

Thomas Granger GMB

Chrissy McKeag UNISON

Steven Sorley EIS

Kate Wells GMB

Sally Morgan, UCU

Tom Queen, Glasgow TUC

The STUC LGBT+ Workers’ Committee carries out a range of work to tackle homophobia and to promote equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people in Scotland, both in the workplace and in society.

The LGBT+ Workers' Committee is elected at the Annual STUC LGBT+ Workers' Conference. The motion-based conference determines the priorities of the Committee for the year ahead. There are currently two reserved seats on the STUC General Council, and the STUC LGBT+ conference can nominate these representatives.

These representatives, along with the Committee’s wider engagement with the General Council allows for LGBT+ equality to be mainstreamed into the wider work of the STUC. The LGBT+ Workers' Committee comprises of 12 members and is accountable to the annual STUC LGBT+ Workers' Conference. The work plan of the Committee is determined following discussions by the Committee on the motions agreed at Conference and takes account of the wider policies of the STUC as a whole.

Committee Priorities

Committee Priorities The priorities for the LGBT+ Workers’ Committee for the year ahead include • LGBT+ Sexual Harassment at Work • LGBT+ Mental Health • Battling a Transphobic Society and tackling homophobic hate crime

STUC LGBT+ Workers Conference

The STUC LGBT+ Workers Conference will take place online on Saturday the 22nd of May and Sunday the 23rd of May.

For more information contact Shona Scott, STUC Events and Communications Team, at sscott@stuc.org.uk

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