Employers Discriminatory Tactics

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2011 National Disabled Members' Conference
8 June 2011
Carried as Amended

Conference is concerned in the rise of employers using discriminatory tactics such as:

·Sickness procedures

·Capability and performance policies


·Exclusion in recruitment and selection within restructure

To rid themselves of disabled employees with minimum expenditure

Conference calls upon UNISON National Disabled members Committee to:

a)to work with branches and disabled members to actively pursue and eliminate these discriminatory practices by following UNISON’s good practice guidelines.

b)encourage branches to be aware that employers organisations are attempting to influence the Government to abolish or weaken protective legislation covering disabled workers.