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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.
A yawning gender pay gap favouring men has been revealed in recent years by media companies forced to publish data under new regulations.
It's not long now until we welcome the new year and we will all be hoping that it brings much better fortune than this year.
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.
Health and Safety Committee notes for members, reps, chapels and branches.