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  • Blog

    Published: 21 Oct 2015

    When I got elected to Parliament in 1997, I was determined I wouldn’t be seen as 'the disabled MP'. After all, I had been elected by my constituents to represent them all and raise issues which mattered to them all, not just those who had a disability. I wanted to be the MP who “just happened...

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance on employer's responsibilities to provide disabled staff with additional support and workplace adjustments.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance for employers on avoiding discrimination when making redundancy decisions.

  • Last updated: 07 Apr 2016

    28 October 2015 This briefing supports amendments 48C, 48F, 49C, 56 and 57 to Clauses 13 to 15 and 29 of the Enterprise Bill. The amendments would ensure that the new requirements on regulators cannot be applied to the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s regulatory functions, in order to: ...

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance on age and redundancy payments.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Employer's need to ask whether the way they do things puts you, as a disabled worker at a substantial disadvantage compared with a person who is not disabled.

  • Last updated: 07 Apr 2016

    26 November 2015 This briefing supports Amendment 136 to Clause 84 of the Housing and Planning Bill. This Amendment seeks to preserve sections 225 and 226 of the Housing Act 2004, which impose a duty on local housing authorities to assess the specific accommodation needs of Gypsies and Travellers (...

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance for employers on making changes to their policies to reduce barriers for disabled employees.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance on managing redundancy and avoiding unlawful discrimination against disabled employees

  • Blog

    Published: 19 Oct 2015

    UNISON is delighted that the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) embarked on this important project looking at the cleaning workforce and recognising the potential poor employment practices (UNISON has over 40,000 members who work as cleaners acro...

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance for employers on making changes to physical features in the workplace to improve access for disabled employees.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance on managing redundancy and avoiding unlawful discrimination against employees who are pregnant or on maternity leave.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance for managers on managing retirement and changes in the law since April 2011.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance and good practice tips for employers on finding out if an employee is disabled and considering what adjustments may be possible.

  • Last updated: 27 Mar 2016

    22 December 2015 The Commission welcomes the provisions in the Immigration Bill designed to tackle illegal working and enhance the enforcement of labour market rules. However, in our analysis, new powers contained in Part 2 relating to evictions and possession, potentially engage Articles 3, 6, 8, ...

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    We look at how you can make sure you are not discriminating unlawfully in selecting people for redundancy, and in particular how this applies to references.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance on working with disabled employees to identify which adjustments may be helpful.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance on ensuring that any reasonable adjustments in the workplace are effective.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Examples of what is considered reasonable and how adjustments are implemented into the workplace.

  • Blog

    Published: 08 Oct 2015

    We are part of a steering group of the See it, Say it, Change it project of Children’s Rights Alliance for England (CRAE). It gives children a voice on how our rights are being realised. There are 22 of us a...

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