Saturday, 30 August 2008

30/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Knowsley taxi drivers jubilant at Hackney Carriage approval of E7 taxi
Easier (press release) - Chester,UK
" The action was also supported by Knowsley Disability Concern, who cited a breach of the council's duty under the Disability Discrimination Act. The ...
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ALT="Target's task: tags to add"
Computerworld - Framingham,MA,USA
Experts have said that this case may serve to expand the scope of how disability laws affect Web sites. Specifically at issue in Target's case is a lack of ...
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Disabled man to take bus firm to court over access details
Wetherby Today - Wetherby,England,UK
He believes the company is in violation of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 because wheelchair users are given a worse service than people who do not ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Blind people discriminated throughout the globe even more in Britain
By Darth Bane
But while the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 states that all trains have to have these systems in place no later than 2020, the order needed to bring that provision into force has not yet appeared. ...
British Democracy Forum - http://www.democracyforum.co.uk

Friday, 29 August 2008

29/08/2008

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Equality Updates 28th August 2008
By admin
We are delighted that delegates will be able to hear from Susan Achibald, who took a disability discrimination case to the House of Lords with DRC support and won. To join her, we have invited representatives of the Equality and Human ...
The Glasgow Equality Networks... - http://enf.org.uk/blog

Board announced for Government Equalities Office and also ...
By WiL
Peter Bungard is the Chief Executive of Gloucestershire County Council and has fronted a number of initiatives on disability matters, racial equality, and zero tolerance of bullying and gay and lesbian issues. ...
womensgrid - http://womensgrid.freecharity.org.uk

Disability Rights
By admin
The Disability Equality Duty (DED) covers the full range of what public sector organisations do - including policy making and services that are delivered to the public. People who work in the public sector have to consider the impact of ...
Disability is an Art. - http://www.abilitydisability.com

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Corn Exchange could be a revamped community hub in just a year
Town Crier Today - St Neots,UK
... and another proposes to demolish and reconstruct the back of the structure making it more user-friendly under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Scotland Equality Bulletin - Aug 08
By George MacLeod
Delegates will be able to hear from Susan Archibald, who took a disability discrimination case to the House of Lords with support from the Disability Rights Commission and won her case. There will be other key speakers followed by ...
Unite-Amicus Section - http://www.amicus.stir.ac.uk

Thursday, 28 August 2008

28/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Your Views Online
Scotsman - United Kingdom
Yes, newer buses have spaces put aside for wheelchairs, but that's because they have to meet Disability Discrimination Act requirements By God! ...
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Battle goes to Knowsley over licence for new 'disability' taxis
Liverpool Daily Post - Liverpool,England,UK
They also allege refusing the application would be a breach of the council's duties under the Disability Discrimination Act to make "reasonable adjustments" ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

How Your Website Could Be Breaking The Law
By corbyboy
The UK has the Disability Discrimination Act, USA has section 508, Ireland has the Disability Act 2005 and Canada has the Human Rights Act 1977. All of these laws include sections on accessibility of services for people with ...
New Webmasters - http://newwebmasters.net

Wednesday, 27 August 2008

27/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Cash boost for disabled at Aldecar school
Eastwood Advertiser - Nottinghamshire,UK
The Schools Access Initiative helps schools meet their requirement under the Disability and Discrimination Act to take reasonable steps to improve ...
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Tuesday, 26 August 2008

26/08/2008

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

10 Cool Web Accessibility Tools - How To Check Your Website
By Shaun
"You now have a legal obligation - following the implementation of section 21 of the Disability Discrimination Act - to make reasonable adjustments to ensure blind and partially sighted people can access your service. RNIB, 2005" ...
Hobo - http://www.hobo-web.co.uk/seo-blog

Accident and emergency.
By knaw_says(knaw_says)
Not ten years ago, Travel Dundee had to replace their entire fleet to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act yet this particular egress remains effectively blocked. As I was pondering this thought, an ambulance appeared from ...
Knaw says... - http://knaw-says.livejournal.com/

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Compliance Specialists

Medical News Today News Alert
By Andre Kubaki(Andre Kubaki)
The Healthcare Commission announced that it will visit 48 specialist inpatient learning disability services to examine progress made since its national audit in 2007. The visits are part of a concerted push by the Commission and other ...
uva health - http://uvahealth.blogspot.com/

Monday, 25 August 2008

24/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Fears grow over Metro ban on mobility scooters
Sunday Sun - Newcastle upon Tyne,England,UK
"The Disability Act was designed to put a stop to this type of blatant discrimination. Nexus has a public duty to serve everyone, including the disabled. ...
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Need for disabled access to post boxes - WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Denbighshire Free Press - Denbigh,Wales,UK
Whoever granted planning consent to site the box, completely against all Disability Discrimination Act recommendations, away from the main footpath, ...
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23/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Stairlift could help council
Knutsford Guardian - Knutsford,Cheshire,UK
Barbara Austin said the town council needed to change its venue to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act. She said it was impossible for anyone in a ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Catch 22
By Vicky
Before I was interviewed for a post with the Work First project, a scheme that is designed to help people with profound disabilites into employment, I was told that my knowledge of the Disability Discrimination Act would be explored ...
Victoria's Corner - http://parnassus.co.uk

Poll: Am I disabled?
By Lizzie(Lizzie)
The University say: When answering this question, please note that under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 a disability is defined as 'a mental or physical impairment which has a substantial and long term effect upon your ability ...
My So-Called Life - http://trappermcintyre.livejournal.com/

22/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Pensioner died after falling on bunker post office stairs
Get Surrey - Manchester,England,UK
"The post offices are compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act and so we follow those rules and legislation and it's of paramount importance to make ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Accessibility
Many states in the US have their own disability laws. In Australia, Disability Discrimination Act 1992 has numerous provisions for accessibility. In the UK, the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 has numerous provisions for ...
SDA Movers - http://www.sdamovers.com

Give It To The Cripple!
By brainblogger(brainblogger)
I don't know whether anything like this is covered by the Disability Discrimination Act as the lady in question wasn't close by. Would this be covered under the DDA?. I have heard and read about discrimination in the workplace but to ...
How Can You Take It Easy When... - http://takingiteasywatchingjeremykyle.blogspot.com/

Disability: What's In A Name?
By Pink Sunshine
The only problem is, I have to define myself as disabled under the terms of the Disability Discrimination Act, and right now, I just can't do it. I just can't put that label on myself - even if it is just a box ticking exercise. ...
Pink Sunshine - http://pinksunshine.wordpress.com

22/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Workplace stress: protect staff and avoid litigation
Teaching Expertise - London,UK
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 must be considered separately from other discrimination legislation. As stress per se is not an illness listed under ...
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Call to make town's railway station wheelchair-friendly
Warwick Courier - England, UK
By Robert Collins Calls have been made to make Warwick station wheelchair-friendly - 13 years after the first disability discrimination act was passed. ...
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What difference does technology and science make in the abortion ...
Theos - London,UK
In allowing abortion up to and during birth for 'serious disability', the Abortion Act is at variance with The Disability Discrimination Act, which aims to ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Recent Statutory Instruments - OPSI
By sally
The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Responsible Authorities) Order 2008. The Enterprise Act 2002 (Bodies Designated to make Super-complaints) (Amendment) Order 2008. The Disability Discrimination (General Qualifications Bodies)(Relevant ...
Current Awareness - http://innertemplelibrary.wordpress.com

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

2012 Summer Olympic Games London England disability equality scheme
The ODA has a specific duty to publish a Disability Equality Scheme (DES), developed with the involvement of disabled people, by 3 December 2007. ...


 

Thursday, 21 August 2008

21/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

A hands free system from Paxton Access guarantees site security ...
SourceSecurity.com - London,England,UK
Regulatory: Conform to regulations as laid out in the Disability Discrimination Act. Security: Doors no longer need to be propped open in ...
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Working from home – the pros and cons
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - Norwich,England,UK
"Disabled employees will be able to rely on the Disability Discrimination Act to support any home-working requests that they make. ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

re: Can u adopt a child if u have MS?
You may wish to contact the Disability Rights Commission (DRC)if you find you are getting any hassle. This is an independent body established in April 2000 by Act of Parliament to stop discrimination and promote equality of opportunity ...
MSS discussions - GLAMS - http://www.mssociety.org.uk/applications/discussion/

Logo for new marketing company.
These sites created are designed for compatibility including: mobile devices, screen readers, web content accessibility, section 508 compliance, disability discrimination act, and FIR implementation. In addition to these services, ...
http://www.crowdspring.com - http://www.crowdspring.com

The chance to live a full life
By noreply@blogger.com (Susie)
According to the Disability Discrimination Act, employers are legally obliged to make reasonable adjustments to help disabled people to work. "For those with learning disabilities, a reasonable adjustment might be to offer a verbal ...
Living life to the full around the world - http://www.livingwithcerebralpalsy.com/blogger/

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Valueing the Work Of A Disabled person's Organisation
By detrich
The Disability Discrimination Act calls on local authorities to promote partnerships with organisations of disabled people. to consult with disabled people about things that affect them, to promote the disability equality duty. ...
Detrich's Weblog - http://detrich.wordpress.com

20/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Young people with learning disabilities need better options when ...
guardian.co.uk - UK
According to the Disability Discrimination Act, employers are legally obliged to make reasonable adjustments to help disabled people to work. ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Harry Potter Can't Tie His Shoes
By russell wetanson
That's ok, though, because disability laws protect him from discrimination in the workplace. In the US, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires, among other things, that employers provide reasonable accommodations to disabled ...
Popsquire - http://popsquire.com

Web Accessibility a Universal Goal!
By admin
In June 1999, the Disability Discrimination Act (1999) has been used to fight 4 access rights inAustralia. The 2000 Olympic Site Games, jointly developed by Sydney Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games (SOCOG) and IBM was found ...
Hosting,Marketing, Domain - http://wangluozhuanqian.org/

Wednesday, 20 August 2008

19/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Stephen Timms MP on the future of housing benefit
24dash - Hereford,UK
Minister of State for Employment and Welfare Reform Stephen Timms MP discussed the future of housing benefit during a speech to the Chartered Institute of ...
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DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Protest cards to be presented to drivers over bus pram ban
Scotsman - United Kingdom
Lothian Buses began enforcing the ban on non-folding prams in June, which they say is in line with the Disability Discrimination Act. They have issued ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Discrimination by association [Brian McLelland (Business Lawyer)]
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has handed down its ruling (Coleman v Attridge Law) on whether the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) properly implements the EU Equal Treatment Framework Directive. ...
- http://www.ecademy.com/module.php?mod=blog

Monday, 18 August 2008

18/08/2008

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Fluorescent Light Bulbs Linked with Eczema, Seizures, Migraines ...
By admin
The groups warned that a complete ban on incandescent lighting for people with such conditions would violate the Disability Discrimination Act, and that employers should also be allowed to purchase incandescent lights if their employees ...
- http://leifgrunseth.com/

Sunday, 17 August 2008

17/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

ThirdForce wins crontract with Accor Hotels
PersonnelToday.com - UK
Employees will further their expertise in Food Safety, Heath and Safety and the Disability Discrimination Act. With over 4000 hotels worldwide, ...
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Saturday, 16 August 2008

16/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Michelmores Medical Negligence News
Michelmores Medical Negligence (press release) - Exeter,England,UK
The government must now act on these recommendations to stop anyone else with a learning disability suffering unnecessary pain and death.
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Truly, an inspiration to us all
Irish Independent - Dublin,Ireland
By Ian O'Doherty The level of discrimination against old people is at a crisis level. Well, that's what the cranky old codgers at Age Action Ireland would ...
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Critics slam £1m revamp of council's HQ
Essex Echo - Basildon,Essex,UK
Much of it will go towards making sure the buildings comply with the Disability Discrimination Act. Canvey Independent councillor Neville Watson said: ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Why is Web Accessibility important?
By admin
People now use a large number of devices to use the Internet and different browsers. Accessibility ensures all people have the same great experience. There is a legal obligation in this country under the Disability Discrimination Act. ...
jaffamonkey feed » jaffamonkey - jaffamonkey%20feed/jaffamonkey%20feed

Friday, 15 August 2008

15/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Mayor announces board to take transport forwards
Greater London Authority (press release) - London,England,UK
She has been a member of the National Disability Council and senior deputy chair of UK Lottery Award Panel. She was made a Dame of the British Empire in ...
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Thursday, 14 August 2008

14/08/2008

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
By Colette(Colette)
This short paper explains the Disability Discrimination Act definition of 'disability', which will be relevant to partnerships planning to conduct primary (eg survey) research in this field. Click here for the Paper.
New Documents Bulletin - http://newdocumentsbulletin.blogspot.com/

Employment Law: Time Limits for Bringing Employment Tribunal Claims
By admin
He was dismissed in January 2004 on the grounds of his medical condition and complained to the employment tribunal of unfair dismissal and disability discrimination. The Employment Rights Act 1996 provides that an employment tribunal ...
Legal Law - http://www.schools-law.com

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

PRIVATE BODIES AND THE DISABILITY EQUALITY DUTY
The general duty to promote disability equality applies not only to public authorities .... application of the disability equality duty to private bodies ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Bus stop could be saved
Bradford Telegraph Argus - Bradford,England,UK
... said the safety issue for bus drivers had flagged up the need to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act. He said: "I am happy with the outcome. ...
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My girl's disabled but I'm still not allowed on a bus
Edinburgh Evening News - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Refusing to let her on is against the Disability Discrimination Act. "I'm hopeful we'll be able to get this resolved. It may be that Lothian Buses should be ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

The Dentist and Platform Lifts
By admin
... but if a patient managed to drag themselves to your practice, they would not be best pleased to find they had no access in to the building! Since the Disability and Discrimination Act (DDA) came in to play in 1995, it [...]
Medical Health Articles - http://google-sina.com

Salon Life and Discrimination Laws
By Kate
The good news is that many disability access issues can be addressed with minimum fuss. Here are hairdresser Seema Flower, managing director of ColourNation, top tips for ensuring your salon meets the Disability Discrimination Act. ...
Hairdressers Journal Interactive... - http://www.hji.co.uk/blogs/business/

Wednesday, 13 August 2008

13/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Cancer dad launches legal case
Norwich Evening News - Norwich,England,UK
... Tribunals show that there were 132277 claims against employers in 2006/07, of which 5533 were on the grounds of the disability discrimination act. ...
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Monday, 11 August 2008

11/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

DISABLED PARKING ISBACK ON THE AGENDA
Henley Standard - Henley,UK
... it is an 'unlawful' breach of the Disability Discrimination Act as it is 'a deliberate act of discrimination against a vulnerable section of society. ...
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Disabled dad seeks payout over sacking
Basingstoke Gazette - Basingstoke,England,UK
The assessment deemed him unsuitable, but Mr Parker claimed "reasonable adjustments" under the Disability Discrimination Act were not made. ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Mental Health Disability Discrimination - No Representation
By Justice for S&B NHS Garden Centre Workers(mandy lifeboats appeal)
Lastly, as they act on behalf of your Trust Bevan Brittan are subject to your Employers Disability Equality Scheme and Duty, that's why they and Ms Charlton are legally liable for any discriminatory activity they engage in on behalf of ...
mandy lifeboats ahoy - http://mandylifeboatsahoy1.blogspot.com/

Taxi firm fined for refusing to take a guide dog
By admin
The firm pleaded guilty to the offence under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and was fined £250 and ordered to pay £250 costs. A Bedford Council spokesman said: "Licensing officers were very concerned that any of its licensed ...
Pet Insurance Blog - http://www.buddies.co.uk/pet_insurance

Dealing with HIV in the workplace
By hrgirl
HIV is covered under the Disability Discrimination Act, and people with the virus are now covered under this legislation from the day they are diagnosed, which is just one reason for employers to devote some time to removing the stigma ...
HR Girl - http://www.hrgirl.com/

10/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

SAT 15.47: CANCER PATIENT CAMPAIGNS FOR FREE DRUGS
Bath Chronicle - Bath,England,UK
... and their rights under the Disability Discrimination Act." Information on financial benefits would be made available to patients through national ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Lewisham v Malcolm - disability discrimination
By Usefully Employed
Hopefully the government will take account of this decision and remedy it in the new equality bill which will be published soon, and come into force around April 2009 - although what disabled job applicants are meant to do until then, ...
Usefully Employed - http://blog.usefullyemployed.co.uk

Sunday, 10 August 2008

09/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Councillor hits out in scooter row
Huddersfield Examiner - Huddersfield,UK
He said: "The Disability Discrimination Act gives bus and train companies until 2015 to make their services fully accessible, which is a ridiculously long ...
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Rethink urged on Marlow hospital
Bucks Free Press - London,UK
The most expensive requirement to meet the Disability Discrimination Act was the need to modify or rebuild a ramp to the hospital entrance for £27500, ...
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08/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Pram ban: 'Lothian Buses is being inexplicably inflexible'
Scotsman - United Kingdom
There is no disagreement over the fact that the company has obligations to meet under the Disability Discrimination Act, which clearly spells out it must ...
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Cardownie calls for 'common sense' over bus firm pram ban
Scotsman - United Kingdom
Discrimination Act, but it is the only major bus operator in Scotland to enforce such a strict ruling. Mothers have started a letter-writing campaign, ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Commission attacks government equalities plan
The existing disability equality duty, brought in through the Disability Discrimination Act, states that public authorities must pay due regard to the promotion of equality for disabled people in every area of their work. ...
SkyNewswire.com - http://www.skynewswire.com/

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Disability Discrimination Act
By admin
... the implementation of the Disability Rights Task Force recommendations, including the extension of the DDA 1995 to cover public transport, and the introduction of a duty on public authorities to promote equality for disabled people.
Disability is an Art. - http://www.abilitydisability.com


 


 


 

Thursday, 7 August 2008

07/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

-- INERKIP Station Lift Approved
Inverclyde Now - Gourock,UK
... the only means of providing a Disability Discrimination Act-compliant connection between the Hill Farm housing development site and the railway station.
See all stories on this topic

Website Accessibility: Article13.com
Free Press Release Center (press release) - Toronto,Canada
... in line with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995 and the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

re: Am I asking too much for a fan at work??
Hopefully, you will not need to go down the grievance (and even ET - Employment Tribunal) route to get what you want, but do remember, it is your right under the DDA (Disability Discrimination Act). Good luck! Helen x.
MSS discussions - Everyday Living - http://www.mssociety.org.uk/applications/discussion/

Our Rights: Disability Awareness Action Newsletter
By Andrea Shettle, MSW
This alliance is called Disability LIB (Listen Include Build). The aim is to confront discrimination and disablism, and to secure the full and equal rights of disabled people. Disability LIB will provide disabled people's organisations ...
We Can Do - http://wecando.wordpress.com

Why Accessibility Is Easy
By junkusanagi5089
The issue bubbles away in boardrooms even now as legal teams scramble to advise their clients on the best way to conform to changes in the Disability Discrimination Act, Section 508, and other such legislative decrees from various ...
jun kusanagi - http://junkusanagi5089.blog.allmusic.tv

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Ask the expert: Sick employee
HRZone.co.uk - Bristol,UK
In dismissing this employee you will want to avoid an unfair dismissal claim and any claims of discrimination under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Wallstreet pram battery
By Elisabeth Gabelman(Elisabeth Gabelman)
The move comes amid growing confusion about which prams and buggies are allowed on board since bosses decided wheelchair spaces needed to be kept clear to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act'Since when does complying with the ...
Velvet pram - http://velvet-pram.blogspot.com/

Why a CSS website layout will make you money
By admin
He knows an awful lot about the Disability Discrimination Act and spends much of his time working on the world's most accessible CMS; Copyright:© Webcredible Ltd. Share/Save/Bookmark.
CreativeWebsiteHosting.com - http://creativewebsitehosting.com/

Brrrr it must be August....
By allatsea
Sundowner buddy was bemoaning the fact that due to the huge financial costs required to enable DDA (Disability Discrimination Act) compliance with older buildings, the local authority was taking the (rather prudent steps IMO) 'get rid ...
"Allatsea", on the road with... - http://allatsea.typepad.co.uk/allatsea_on_the_road_with/

Wednesday, 6 August 2008

06/08/2007

DCS News Alert for: Disability Compliance Specialists

Report calls for overhaul of treatment of vulnerable people
Communitycare.co.uk - Sutton,UK
Above all, the report found it was vital that NHS organisations abided by existing legislation, particularly the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and the ...
See all stories on this topic

Tuesday, 5 August 2008

05/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Pram ban: 'It's good to see drivers use their common sense'
Scotsman - United Kingdom
Certainly under the Disability Discrimination Act wheelchair users have a right to a place and to gain easy access to public service vehicles. ...
See all stories on this topic

Controversial bus pram ban has 'no legal necessity'
Edinburgh Evening News - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... it says it needs to keep space clear for wheelchairs in order to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act. necessary to provide wheelchair space, ...
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Tesco is checked out over policy
Daily Post - Llandudno Junction,UK
... the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 to ensure disabled people are not placed at a disadvantage and make reasonable adjustments to meet their needs. ...
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Isle of Man company take major step forward in helping disabled
Isle of Man Today - Isle of Man,UK
They are keen to increase awareness of the Disability Discrimination Act 2006 among as many organisations as possible before the legislation comes in to ...
See all stories on this topic

Pole claims compo for her bad English
The Sun - London,UK
"This wording is in accordance with the definition of disability included in the Disability Discrimination Act. "I added the disability issue to the case ...
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DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Bus drivers given pram checklist to enforce ban
Edinburgh Evening News - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... needed to be kept clear to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act. Parents with twin buggies say they have been refused permission to board, ...
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Cancer patients 'unaware of rights'
Charities Aid Foundation - West Malling,England,UK
Under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), all cancer sufferers are protected from prejudice in the workplace. According to the charity's research, ...
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Town council is ordered to compensate disabled man
Northern Echo - Darlington,England,UK
District Judge Gillian Marley declared the council was in breach of section 21 of the Disability Discrimination Act, 1995. She said Ferryhill Town Council ...
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Lincolnshire school failed autistic boy who cried during 11-plus
Times Online - UK
The report said: "The school and the appeal panel failed to consider their duties under the Disability Discrimination Act and the code of practice for ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Scottish bus company's stroller ban not necessary, according to ...
By BA Haller(BA Haller)
The council-owned firm has come under fire for the policy which it says it needs to keep space clear for wheelchairs in order to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act. However, the Department for Transport August 4 insisted that ...
Media dis&dat - http://media-dis-n-dat.blogspot.com/

Banning Multiple Choice Questions In Professional Exams Will Lock ...
By samedifference1
Of course, locking people with dyslexia out of medicine as a direct result of their DisAbility would go firmly against the Disability Discrimination Act. That is the last thing that I would ever want to see happen. ...
Same Difference - http://samedifference1.com

Monday, 4 August 2008

03/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

I'd prefer to have a doctor who can tell left from right
guardian.co.uk - UK
Or does fairness, supported by the 1995 Disability Discrimination Act, require that access to all degrees and professions should be adjusted, ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

This month's top 10 HR questions
By Jo Stubbs
Is alcohol addiction covered by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995? If a pregnant employee is employed to do suitable alternative work throughout her pregnancy, is her right to return to work after maternity leave the right to ...
XpertHR - Employment Intelligence - http://www.xperthr.co.uk/blogs/employment-intelligence/

02/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Works at car park
Huddersfield Examiner - Huddersfield,UK
Work to ensure compliance with the Disability Discrimination Act to the lift which gives access to the three decks with disabled parking has also been ...
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Travellers must act with respect
Yorkshire Evening Post - Leeds,England,UK
The council says the changes were necessary to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act. Fair enough. But it still seems the left hand doesn't know ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Disability discrimination ban applies to carers too
By mrkooenglish
After ceasing her employment, the claimant brought a claim of unfair constructive dismissal against the defendants, alleging breaches of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, which, by virtue of amendments made by the Disability
...
West Law Report - http://westlawreports.wordpress.com

Frida links for the week 07/25/2008 to 08/1/2008 Charges were ...
By Linda Edwards(AmberFRIDA)
According to the inquiry's Chairperson, "existing guidelines and laws - such as the Disability Discrimination Act - aimed at making sure people with learning disabilities got equal treatment were not being followed." ...
FRIDA - http://fridanow.blogspot.com/

Friday, 1 August 2008

01/08/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

HIV Worker Sues Fire Brigade For Discrimination
4ni.co.uk - UK
He told the Tribunal that his own manager had told him that even though his sickness was covered under the Disability Discrimination Act, he could still be ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

The Full Story
By mandy lifeboats appeal(mandy lifeboats appeal)
Clearly not one to be cowed by unfair treatment, Ms Sharrock turned the tables on the DWP by taking them to court for breaches of the disability discrimination act. In particular the DWP failed to put letters and legal documents in an ...
mandy lifeboats ahoy - http://mandylifeboatsahoy1.blogspot.com/

Witness Intimidation Declared Legal by Crown Prosecution Service
By Pierre-Joseph Proudhon(Pierre-Joseph Proudhon)
In January, 2007, solicitors for Dr Howard Fredrics, claimant in a pending case before the Employment Tribunal of whistleblower victimization, disability discrimination and unfair dismissal informed his former employer, ...
Bullying of Academics in Higher... - http://bulliedacademics.blogspot.com/

Dyslexic Student Seeks Legal Action to End Multiple Choice Tests
By admin
... other professional bodies or employers to follow suit. The student plans to take action against the General Medical Council (GMC) and her college under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. Under the Act universities must make [...]
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DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Devon County Council to lobby for fairer bus pass system
Devon 24 - UK
DEVON County Council is calling on Devon MPs to ensure equality of access to the national concessionary bus pass scheme for people of all abilities. ...
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DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Statement From The Healthcare Commission In Response To The ...
Medical News Today (press release) - UK
... services to people with learning disabilities that are robust, fair, or good quality and compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act 2005. ...
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HR tip: Dyslexia - a disability?
HRZone.co.uk - Bristol,UK
"Is dyslexia a disability under the Disability Discrimination Act?" An employee is protected by the Disability Discrimination Act if he or she has a ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Statement From The Healthcare Commission In Response To The ...
By admin
Leaders in trusts must assure themselves that they are providing services to people with learning disabilities that are robust, fair, or good quality and compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act 2007. ...
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re: How are we supposed to work.. When nobody wants us..
PS If you choose not to inform people you have MS, you could be on a "stickywicket" should you require "reasonable adjustments" under the DDA (Disability Discrimination Act); however this can be disclosed in a positive or negative light ...
- http://www.mssociety.org.uk/applications/discussion/