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Deaf Awareness Week 2022

During Deaf Awareness Week [2 -8 May] the NUJ Disabled Members’ Council encourages all branches and chapels to ensure that they are as accessible as possible for members who are deaf or have hearing loss. 

04 May 2022
Disabled workers face “living standards emergency”

Latest Office of National Statistics figures show disabled workers now earn on average £1.93 per hour less than non-disabled employees.

25 Apr 2022
TUC Disabled Workers' Conference 2022

NUJ delegates joined trade union colleagues to set the agenda to secure decent working opportunities for disabled workers.

Why reasonable adjustments must be standard and not an afterthought

The TUC must use its power to argue legislative changes to strengthen the rights of disabled workers to receive “reasonable adjustments” and for employers to be fined if they do not provide them.

Disability History Month

Meet the NUJ’s Disabled Members' Council and take part in a host of TUC webinars to discuss the key workplace issues affecting disabled workers.

22 Nov 2021
Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

The NUJ Disabled Members’ Council and Health and Safety Committee have raised concerns about the increase in reports of members experiencing mental distress at work. 

13 May 2021
NUJ backs the TUC's concerns over end of shielding

Union’s Disabled Members’ Council calls the UK’s government's decision a sick April Fool’s joke.

Six in 10 Covid-19 deaths have been disabled people

Disabled workers have found themselves on the pandemic’s brutal frontline, Frances O’Grady, TUC general secretary, told the Disabled Workers’ Conference.

11 Mar 2021
International Day of People with Disabilities

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.

03 Dec 2020
World Mental Health Day, October 2020

This year's theme set by the World Federation for Mental Health is 'mental health for all'.

09 Oct 2020

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