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New Equality and Human Rights Commission report reveals disabled people continue to be at high risk of poverty.
NUJ joins the TUC in marking Disability Pay Gap Day and calling for action to address the disability pay and employment gaps.
Latest Office of National Statistics figures show disabled workers now earn on average £1.93 per hour less than non-disabled employees.
NUJ delegates joined trade union colleagues to set the agenda to secure decent working opportunities for disabled workers.
The NUJ called for the TUC Disabled Workers’ Conference to hold “employers’ feet to the fire”.
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.
More women are leaving broadcasting than joining and the representation of disabled people and diversity in senior positions is woeful, according to the UK’s industry watchdog Ofcom.
The government has failed to act on the disability pay gap and rights on reasonable adjustments.
A survey found 68 per cent had been harassed, with one in eight leaving their jobs because of this.
NUJ statement on the Welsh Government Locked Out report about the impact of Covid-19 on disabled people
The Equality Council calls for scrutiny of the evidence that 68 per cent of Covid-19 related deaths comprised disabled people.