STUC hails its first black president in historic conference vote
Congress welcomes first black president as pledge to defend all workers amid assault of a hard Tory brexit
THE SCOTTISH TRADE UNION CONGRESS (STUC) celebrated the election of its first black president this week as it met in Aviemore to discuss how to fight back against the Tory UK Government and what in they view as hard Brexit assault on worker’s rights.
The conference, which is the 120th Congress of the STUC, elected Satnam Ner, a Radiochemistry Manager, from the Prospect trade union as STUC President.
Stark figures show the 'ethnic penalty' for young Scots in the workplace
Committee documents 'dismaying' evidence of discrimination and disadvantage
40 YEARS since the first laws against racial discrimination in the workplace, non-white Scots still face considerable disadvantage, MSPs have found.
Humza Yousaf ranked among UK's most influential Asians
A Scottish Minister has made a list Britain's most powerful Asians
H umza Yousaf, SNP MSP and Scottish minister for Europe and international affairs, has been ranked as one of the UK's most prominent and influential Asians.
The list, which was put together by the Asian Media and Marketing Group, placed Yousaf at number 87 on the GG2 Power 101 list.
The 30-year-old MSP is the sole Scot to have made the list, after becoming the Scottish Government's first Muslim minister.
One in three black and ethnic minority Scots experience discrimination, study finds
Survey of minority communities uncovers widespread racial prejudice
ONE IN three black and ethnic minority scots have suffered racial discrimination in the past five years a Strathclyde University study has found .
According to the survey of 500 members of minority communities across Scotland, 60 per cent of respondents said they had not reported incidents of discrimination they had experienced in the past five years.