A brief synopsis of my biographical details are that I was
employed by Royal Mail and became a member of the CWU from May 1994 to June
2011 ,when I took voluntary redundancy. During that time I held various roles
within the union, Processing, Night Shift Rep and Area Processing Rep amongst
I was also a delegate to various committees, conferences and
national briefings during that time on Industrial Relations, pay, Equality, resourcing
and restructuring etc and also a student
at various local and national CWU schools regarding induction training, area
rep training, equality, Union Learning Rep and Managing the Surplus Framework.
Although I am no longer employed by Royal Mail, I have remained
a member of the CWU and have the necessary credentials from the Branch to
represent and advise members on all Equality related issues in all of the
businesses which the Branch represents.
These would include issues relating to discrimination in the
workplace on disability, gender, race , religion, age, equality policies and
other relating factors in regards to family friendly-flexible working
arrangements. I also have the capacity to deal with disability-discrimination
in the workplace and also attendance, conduct, grievance and bullying and harassment
issues. I believe that I have the necessary experience and knowledge gained
through my various roles within the CWU over the years to carry out the role of
Branch Equality Officer to the benefit of all our members .
Anyone who knows me knows
the level of representation and commitment I give to any job or issues I have
to deal with. I also tell people the truth or what they need to hear as opposed
to what they want to hear . If I don’t know the answer to something I will tell
you straight but I will always try to find the answer and resolve your
Below are some useful documents pertaining to Equality issues that can be downloaded via DropBox Software. Simply click on the red link to download. Downloads open in a new window or tab on your browser.
Equality Documents for Download