REMEMBERING THE BRISTOL BUS BOYCOTT

Conference notes that it has been over 50 years since the Bristol bus boycott in 1963. Paul Stephenson was the spokesman for the group who wished to highlight the colour bar for Black workers to be employed as conductors and drivers on Bristol buses. This boycott was credited in leading to the Race Relations Act […]

MOTION ON EQUALITY FACILITY TIME FOR BLACK MEMBERS

At the Discrimination Law Conference in January 2014 Professor Sir Bob Hepple QC said that “if a new government enacts only one new piece of equality legislation it should be to require equality representatives at workplaces” – such reps would require a legal right to time off to “be involved in drawing up and enforcing […]