Video of speaker contributions at a packed out #meTU fringe meeting, TUC Women’s conference, March 9 2023.
Speakers: Claire Laycock, #meTU survivor/former GMB and TSSA organiser; Sarah Woolley, #meTU/General Secretary, BFAWU; Zelda Perkins, former Harvey Weinstein employee/co-founder, “Can’t Buy My Silence” campaign; Tracy Edwards, #meTU/President, Union Workers Union. Chair: Fliss Premru, #meTU/TSSA.
There is widespread structured sexism, sexual harassment and bullying in the trade union movement. Helena Kennedy KC’s honest and robust report into the TSSA union is damning. For years many women were left dealing with incredible harm and had lies told about them when they dared to speak out. Now the question must be asked how serious the movement is about getting its house in order.
Running Time: 10mins 57 secs Helena Kennedy KC’s damning report into sexual harassment within the TSSA was published on February 8, 2023. Over 50 individuals came forward to describe the toxic culture at the top […]
Running time: 19 min 25 sec Reel News has been made aware of allegations about the TSSA and senior officers – including the General Secretary. The allegations are of a culture of sexism, sexual harassment […]
Running Time: 2mins 19secs #MeTU will have a strong presence at the TUC in Brighton from October 18 – 20 2022, as sisters continue their struggle to purge the labour movement of the perpetrators and […]