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]