Resources For Disabled Members

disability-montageGeneral Equality

Equality Legislation & Policy Guidance (pdf)

  • This is a useful document giving information on legislation that deals with equality with a particular slant on Employment Law areas.  It contains guidance on negotiation and formulation of an Equality & Diversity Policy in your workplace.

Public Sector Equality Duty Factsheet – The general equality duty means that public sector employers must give “due regard” to the need to:

  • Stop unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation
  • Promote equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not.
  • Foster good relations between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not.

Specific Disability Resources

National Disabled Members Conference 2016 Report (pdf)

Disability Leave – UNISON Fact Sheet & Guidance (pdf)

Twenty years after the Disability Discrimination Act: What next for Disabled People’s rights? (doc)

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Specific Mental Health Resources

How Are You? – A Young Persons Guide To Mental Health (pdf)

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