Search tagged disability discrimination

Employment law

Introduction to Employment Law This course is designed as a general introduction to employment law for stewards with little experience of employment law and no previous training in employment law beyond what is covered in the general stewards’ induction course. Employment law is an enormous and complex subject. This introductory course is designed to give […]

Page on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

Time off for medical appointments and health screening

Factsheet setting out the key features of the best time off policies adopted by employers, the advantages to employers of taking a best practice approach, the key rights that shape policy and the organising implications for branches

Media on the UNISON National site.

Public sector equality duty factsheet

Bargaining Support Factsheet

Media on the UNISON National site.

A guide to equality in UNISON – updated January 2012

Whatever happens, you don’t h. ave to deal with problems like this on your own.Application form and direct debit

Media on the UNISON National site.

Windrush ‘nightmare’ won’t end until ‘hostile environment’ does

Black members share stories of individuals and families whose lives have been affected by the scandal

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Unlocking our potential

She also has cerebral palsy and arthritis, and experienced “a little stroke” two years ago. She is used to dealing with the assumptions that people make. She recently had […]

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Disability Leave Bargaining Guide and Model Policy

Media on the UNISON National site.

Holocaust Memorial Day and the story of disabled people

Holocaust Memorial Day helps us to remember the atrocities against minority groups including disabled people

Article on the UNISON National site.

Cuts threaten disabled people in work

Disabled workers describe struggle to work 20 years after Disability Discrimination Act

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Disability and health and safety Updated December 2016

Booklet highlighting some of the workplace health and safety issues faced by disabled workers and advice on how they can be resolved or improved with the help of health and safety and equality legislation. Updated December 2016

Media on the UNISON National site.

Fact sheet – Twenty years after the Disability Discrimination Act

A timeline to mark the 20th anniversary of the Disability Discrimination Act and the progress made in the last twenty years to protect the rights of disabled people in the UK.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Disability Rights (Taunton)

16 July 2019 10:30am–5:30pm

This course will provide an introduction to how the law works in the area of Disability Rights and tackling disability discrimination in the workplace. The course includes: the legal definition of disability the definition of discrimination and the duty to make reasonable adjustments identifying legal cases in the workplace the steps activists may take to […]

Event on the UNISON South West site.

Unlocking our potential

UNISON’s disabled members are working hard to combat unfair treatment at work.

Article, Behind the headlines, Features, Magazine, Uncategorized on the Magazine site.

Proving disability and reasonable adjustments

Media on the UNISON National site.

Dyslexia – what does it mean and how can you help?

New UNISON online training module helps members and activists understand the condition and equips you to support colleagues

Article on the UNISON National site.