Christina McAnea urges chancellor to make ‘real and positive change’ for disabled workers

‘Threatening benefit cuts or accusing disabled people of “not doing their duty” achieves nothing,’ writes UNISON general secretary

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‘Pay gaps exist because no one is looking,’ disabled members hear

UNISON’s disabled members’ conference debates pay gaps, the national care service, and the health and disability white paper

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Disabled people should be asking employers if they are ‘fit to employ’

MSP Pam Duncan-Glancy tells UNISON’s disabled members conference that delegates work is ‘changing lives’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Disabled members look towards the general election

UNISON’s disabled members conference opened with a round-up of the year’s activity – including positive lobbying for disability equality

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Living with neurodiversity

Ahead of UNISON’s national disabled members conference, one delegate talks about her life as a neurodiverse person – and how being diagnosed has changed it for the better

UNISON fights to protect rights of workers with long COVID

UNISON says that the Equality Act 2020 is being misrepresented by the Equality and Human Rights Commission

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
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Blog: UK government should take notice of the new disability charter

The ground-breaking Disability Employment Charter, which UNISON co-founded, calls for a legal two-week limit in responding to reasonable adjustments

General Secretary, General Secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.
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Disable Inequality: How to challenge disability discrimination

This is UNISON’s year of the disabled worker and the union is launching a new campaign to help members challenge disability discrimination in the NHS

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
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Introducing the year of disabled workers

Why 2022 is ‘an exciting opportunity to showcase the skills, experience and qualities that disabled people bring to the workplace and to society’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Weather fails to stop successful disabled members’ conference

UNISON’s national disabled members’ pass 21 motions as well as two emergency motions in jam-packed live event

Article, News on the UNISON National site.