Campaign Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

IN JANUARY 2019 the Bakers Food and Allied Workers Union launched a public campaign against sexual  harassment with  support from  Women Against  Rape (WAR).

We had our first regional meeting with union reps at Region 5 in January and are invited to speak in other BFAWU regions. The feedback was very positive.

A 2016 TUC survey (Still just a bit of banter? 2016 research by

TUC and Everyday Sexism Project) found over half of women in the UK had suffered sexual  harassm bi.t at work.

We suspect  that  figure  is even  higher  in the fast food  and hospitality industries, as many victims can ‘t afford to talk about it or report it for fear of losing their jobs, their accommodation, their children or even be deported . . . read more [PDF]