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The union’s Ethics and Disabled Members councils have urged the regulator to insist on ethical reporting.
The DMC has called on the media industry to take action to address unethical reporting on disability issues
Discrimination and prejudice in the workplace needs to be called out and robust polices put in place, conference agreed.
NUJ delegates joined trade union colleagues to set the agenda to secure decent working opportunities for disabled workers.
The condition needs to recognised as an occupational disease, to give workers access to legal protections and compensation.
Disabled workers have found themselves on the pandemic’s brutal frontline, Frances O’Grady, TUC general secretary, told the Disabled Workers’ Conference.
An all-members’ survey revealed many found juggling work and the effects of Covid-19 caused stress and anxiety.
Today is the time to reflect on the lives lost to Covid-19 among disabled people and look at how the trade union movement is supporting disabled workers during the pandemic.
On the law's 10th anniversary, the TUC says the full powers of the act have still not been implemented as Covid-19 has deepened inequality and discrimination at work.
The NUJ has signed a letter to the Chancellor from the Federation of Entertainment Unions lobbying on behalf of freelances falling through the cracks of measures to protect workers during the Covid-19 crisis.