equalities Health & Safety News

Treat menopause like maternity and pilot ‘Menopause Leave’ MPs urge government

UNISON City of Edinburgh branch had an active role in researching the effects that menopause and perimenopause has on women and transgender workers prior to making a positive contribution towards the councils Menopause policy. Now the cross-party House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee are calling on the government to amend the Equality Act 2010, so that menopause is treated like pregnancy and maternity. Please see the below IOSH report and links”.


Ian Mullen
Health & Safety Convener