News — Lack of female facilities
Lack of female facilities 'a major issue' on construction sites
construction sites Lack of female facilities major issue
Lack of female facilities 'a major issue' on construction sites Unite have said it is vital that women construction workers can experience “period dignity” on sites. A survey conducted for the union found that a lack of facilities for women when they are having their periods is a major issue for many workers. One respondent said: “[I] asked for sanitary bins, [but] got ignored. If a female says anything they don’t like, they put it down to PMT.” Another added: “One portaloo. No separate changing facilities. No sanitary product bins or dispensers.” The union is asking companies to: Ensure each site...