Equality and diversity

As the largest employer in the Borough, we will work towards employing a workforce which is representative of the communities of Oldham, and so is better equipped to meet the diverse needs of local people.

Employee forums

  • Black and Minority Ethnic Support Group
  • Disability Workers Group
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) Forum
  • Women's Workers Group

People with disabilities

The Council has been re-awarded the Positive about Disabled People symbol by Job Centre Plus and is committed to employing people with disabilities.

Trade unions

The Council supports the system of collective bargaining and the principles of solving industrial relations problems through discussion and agreement.

All employees are encouraged to join an appropriate trade union.