Black members pass motions on disability and cost of living crisis

The second day of the UNISON national Black members’ conference, hosted in Edinburgh, passed a number of key motions affecting Black workers

EU law bill: Disability protections under threat

Retained EU Law Bill could lead to “a shameful step backwards for disability equality at work”

Give disabled people the right to work from home after Covid-19, says UNISON    

Survey shows majority are more productive home working but employers not allowing them

Disabled staff need more workplace support and fairer pay, says UNISON

Closing disabilty gap is key priority for union

Health, safety and welfare produce multiple concerns

Local government delegates hear horror stories as they debate motions on stress, hot-desking and disability leave

Police and justice delegates highlight disability issues

Conference discussed the importance of supporting and recruiting disabled staff and of supporting staff with mental health problems