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12 questions on disability equality to election candidates
Download a list of questions for candidates and political parties in the run up to the general election, covering issues that particularly impact on disabled people.
Blogs on disability issues
Touchstoneblog - Disability
With disabled people's jobs and living standards under serious attack from Government attacks on public services, the TUC has published up to date advice and guidance for trade unions on the law on disability discrimination, along with good practice in dealing with day to day issues in the workplace. The latest edition of Disability and Work can be downloaded free of charge (PDF) or ordered from TUC publications.
Mental health at work
The TUC and trade unions are working to improve workplace mental health. In February 2015 a seminar discussed examples of good practice from six unions. Download Good practice in workplace mental health [PDF]
There are free resources available from the TUC and MIND and many unions have published their own materials
- Mental health at work pages.[Mind]
- Representing and Supporting members with mental health problems at work (PDF) – also available in print from the TUC publications shop (free to unions, £5 otherwise).
- Trade Union and mental health resource list.
TUC Disabled Workers' Conference
The TUC Disabled Workers’ Conference 2015 took place on 21-22 May. Download report of the conference [PDF]
|The TUC and members of its Disabled Workers’ Committee welcome invitations to speak at trade union and campaign meetings on issues affecting disabled people. To see if someone is available to speak at your meeting, please first contact [email protected], giving as much notice as you can. (Please note you would have to meet any speakers’ expenses)|