Brexit and disability rights

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Report type
Research and reports
Issue date
25 Apr 2018

The TUC is clear: the UK voted to leave the EU. But workers must not pay the price of Brexit. Currently, the best option to protect jobs, rights at work and the Good Friday Agreement is to stay in the single market and customs union. There may be other approaches that could guarantee workers’ rights –and specifically rights for disabled workers - but no-one has shown us one yet.

Brexit brings real risks to disabled workers' rights. This briefing looks at how EU law has improved disabled workers rights in the UK, risks of Brexit and priorities for workers’ rights.