Sunday, 31 January 2010

30/01/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: DDA

De-centering non-disability « Modus dopens
By irrationalpoint
That is why we have a law called the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) that requires institutions to make reasonable adjustments for disabled people. It's not unfair on my classmates that I get sufficient time on exams. ...
Modus dopens - http://modusdopens.wordpress.com/

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Fit notes will not allow doctors to declare a patient 'fit for work'
PersonnelToday.com
If the employee's condition constitutes a disability under the Disability Discrimination Act – to be replaced with provisions in the Equality Bill, ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Report to Cabinet Draft Interim Disability Equality Scheme 2010-13 ...
Duty) to publish a disability equality scheme (DES), which sets out how they will ... 1.2 At the heart of the Disability Equality Duty is a requirement to ...

Equality Impact Assessment
the Disability Equality Duty that we should involve (i.e. engage proactively at an early stage) and consult disabled people in our decision making and ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Supermarket parking limits 'breach' disability laws
BBC News
But under the Disability Discrimination Act, businesses need to make extra allowances for disabled people. The supermarkets say they will review their ...
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Britain's Got Talent singer files discrimination complaint
The Guardian
Czikai said she was lodging her claim under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 as she believes her medically documented disabilities affected her ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Anorak News » Blog Archive » Britain's Got Talent: Emma Amelia ...
By Anorak
She files a complaint of unfairness and discrimination with the employment tribunal, under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. The Hairy Oyster has sympathetic backstory – she might have saved this for the pre-throat preamble: she's ...
Anorak News - http://www.anorak.co.uk/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Two-Stage Test in Disability Discrimination Case
He was later to bring a claim for disability discrimination against his ... them in their work in the manner set down in the Disability Discrimination Act? ...



 

29/01/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disabled employees 'earn 20% less'
Employers' Forum on Disability
... having a 'work-limiting' disability and those categorised under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) earn considerably less than other workers when ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Media dis&dat: Dartmouth University establishes new student ...
By BA Haller
The panel will feature six students speaking about their personal experiences with disability or health-related issues. "It won't be Dartmouth-related or policy-oriented, it will just act as a window into what it's like to live with a ... Although neither Broas nor Gotlieb said they feel that there is deliberate discrimination or stigmatization of disabilities at Dartmouth, they argued there is a distinct lack of awareness concerning the challenges that many disabled ...
Media dis&dat - http://media-dis-n-dat.blogspot.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Volunteering England | Equal Opportunities and Diversity | 'Equal ...
The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) provides certain rights for disabled people in terms of employment, access to goods, facilities and services, ...



 

28/01/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Consultation Questions
The Disability Discrimination Act 2005 introduced the Disability Equality Duty, and specific requirements regarding the involvement of disabled people in ...

Appendix Three DISABILITY EQUALITY IN THE London Borough Of ...
borough. The implementation of the disability equality duty as outlined in the. Equalities Scheme and Disability Equality Action Plan will be the main ...

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

» Recommended actions for e-mail for week ending 20 January 2010
By PLC Public Sector
... Body of Rushcroft Primary School, in which the EAT accepted that two consecutive impairments could be aggregated to determine whether a person's impairment meets the 12 month threshold under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. ...
Public Sector - http://publicsector.practicallaw.com/blog/publicsector/plc/

Thursday, 28 January 2010

27/01/2010

DCS News Alert for: DDA

Prestatyn Station facelift
News Wales
Denbighshire County Council is working in partnership with Network Rail as part of its Disability Discrimination Act 2005 (DDA) enhancement programme. ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: DDA

Leicester East Politics: Inequality Gap Increases Under Labour
By Leicester East Politics
Nearly half of those reporting both 'work-limiting' and are classified as disabled in terms of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) have no or only low qualifications, twice the proportion of those who are not disabled. ...
Leicester East Politics - http://leicestereast.blogspot.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Disability Equality Scheme
awareness of the requirements of the disability equality duty
.... staff training on the disability equality duty during 2006-07 and this is. Deleted: 10 ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Oddicombe's Blue Flag beach will soon be accessible to all
South Devon Herald Express
A spokesman said: "For that reason, it has been possible to utilise Disability Discrimination Act funds to finance the work." The improvements will include ...
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Partially sighted customer banned from eating in pub
Leighton Buzzard Today
Refusal to admit a guide dog is illegal and in breach of the Disability Discrimination Act and could lead to a hefty fine for the landlords. ...
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Health trust boards are models of diversity
The Guardian
Sutcliffe works to the Disabilities Discrimination Act definition that includes asthma and diabetes. "I am not sure of the extent to which people define ...
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Wednesday, 27 January 2010

26/01/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Dyslexia is no joke!
LiteracyNews.com
Dyslexia is recognised under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. Compliance with the act places responsibility on employers to provide access to ...
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DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

BBC - Ouch! (disability) - Messageboard New to Ouch? - Is there ...
Is there anything in the disability discrimination act covering this type of crass behaviour? She fears losing her job and works odd and ridiculous times ...

Understanding the Disability Discrimination Act | Business Link
Understanding the Disability Discrimination Act and the impact it can have on your business.

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Barnet considers warden ruling appeal | News | Ocean Media
The council was criticised for not showing that all members of the council fully understood their duties under the Disability Discrimination Act. Its leader, Lynne Hillan, said: 'We are obviously respectful of the judge's comments but the judgment has such a potentially wide ranging impact on the way councils do ... X & Y v Hounslow Council (Court of Appeal). 19/06/2009. Bob Hetherington looks at how far a council's duty of care extends towards tenants at risk of violence ...
Inside Housing - Latest news - http://www.insidehousing.co.uk/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Disability Equality Policy AP Student Support
What is the Disability Equality Duty and what is a Disability Equality Scheme? ... The Disability Equality Duty provides the framework to help the College ...

• Promote equality of opportunity • Eliminate unlawful ...
Education have a duty (Disability Equality Duty) that requires them to be proactive ... The Disability Equality Duty (DED) requires the College to: ...

EU guidance
To address this issue the Disability Equality Duty was introduced in 2006. ... " The Disability Equality Duty is at the heart of the Commission's strategy ...

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

25/01/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

An Overview of the Disability Equality Duty FEB 061.doc - Free ...
Introduction to the Disability Equality Duty Stage 1.doc .pdf (122 KB) worcester -sixth-form-disability-equality-duty-action-plan .pdf (132 KB) ...

JOINT AGREEMENT ON GUIDANCE FOR FAMILY & DEPENDANTS LEAVE IN
1.5 The College recognises that the Disability Equality Duty (as introduced by the 2005 Act) requires a proactive approach to mainstreaming disability ...

Promoting Disability Equality and Inclusive Learning in Planning ...
Abstract: In the UK, the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 created a positive duty on the public sector to promote disability equality. This duty extends ...

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Council misinterprets Disability Discrimination Act over school ...
By Sarah Ismail
Highland Council cancelled a school trip for Crown Primary School. The council has been criticised for misinterpreting the Disability Discrimination Act.
Left Foot Forward - http://www.leftfootforward.org/

Monday, 25 January 2010

24/01/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Spaghetti Gazetti: Birmingham Disability Resource Centre - an ...
By The Editor
BDRC has been successful in obtaining 12 months funding from the Equality and Human Rights Commission to employ a part time training officer to raise awareness of the Disability Discrimination Act around the West Midlands metropolitan ...
Spaghetti Gazetti - http://www.spaghettigazetti.com/

23/01/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Sadness as historic Renfrew ferry axed
Shipping Times
To bring them both in line with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) would cost in excess of £2 million. SPT Chairman Alistair Watson said the decision ...
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Pre-employment health questionnaire ban backed by HR chiefs
PersonnelToday.com
Please do not tell me it's then the employer's fault and we could get challenged under the Disability Discrimination Act." But employment lawyer and partner ...
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DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

GPC GUIDANCE: THE DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION ACT
On 1 October 2004, Part III of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995 ... document to guide the courts will be the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 ...

Disability Discrimination Act Information for Groups using Primary ...
Leaflet explaining the Disability Discrimination Act which requires all persons providing services to ensure that all users, or potential users, ...

22/01/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

DISABILITY EQUALITY SCHEME
timetable for this process in the DES. The Disability Equality Duty Code of Practice provides information on how to make decisions about impact assessment. ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Assurance given over school trips
BBC News
Education chief Hugh Fraser said mistakes were made by his department in following the correct process under the disability discrimination act. ...
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Tuk-tuks given the green light - but only for tours
Cambridge News
But as they do not meet disability discrimination laws, they will not be allowed to operate as hackney carriage taxis, meaning people will not be able to ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

ConservativeHome's Local Government Blog: Council criticised for ...
By ConservativeHome
Donna Williamson, the girl's mother, had specifically complained about a breach of the Disability Discrimination Act. So the Council officers did what council officers do if allowed to. They went for the risk averse option, ...
ConservativeHome's Local Government Blog - http://conservativehome.blogs.com/localgovernment/

Council Gives Assurance Over School Trips « Same Difference
By samedifference1
Education chief Hugh Fraser said mistakes were made by his department in following the correct process under the disability discrimination act. But he said the council had no option but to cancel the summer trip. ...
Same Difference - http://samedifference1.com/

Friday, 22 January 2010

21/01/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Barnet Council lodges appeal against High Court ruling on residential wardens
24dash
... Barnet was criticised for not demonstrating that all members of Cabinet fully considered their duties under the Disability Discrimination Act. ...
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Equality Bill to ban pre-employment health questionnaires
PersonnelToday.com
Under the Disability Discrimination Act, employees can choose to disclose a condition or disability so that organisations can make reasonable adjustments. ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Not The Barnet Times: Do we really have to obey the law?
By Don't Call Me Dave
Council leader Lynne Hillan, architect of the proposals, has taken exception to the Judge's finding that members of the Cabinet failed to consider their duties under the Disability Discrimination Act. She said: ...
Not The Barnet Times - http://www.notthebarnettimes.co.uk/

High Court sheltered housing appeal request lodged (From Times Series)
He criticised the authority for not demonstrating that all members of cabinet fully considered their duties under the Disability Discrimination Act. However he also said the council decision was not necessarily incorrect and agreed with ...
Times Series | Top Stories - http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/topstories/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

What are pros and cons of disability discrimination act in ...
"What are pros and cons of disability discrimination act in childcare setting?" - Find the answer to this question and millions more on Yahoo!

Accessibility - comply with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA ...
Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) - Adjusting for Better Business (DWP) (PDF, 319.90KB) (Yn agnor mewn ffenestr newydd) ...



 

20/01/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Fit notes and sickness absence management
PersonnelToday.com
In addition, employers are not required to follow the GP's recommendations (subject to any obligations under the Disability Discrimination Act) and, ...
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Council appeals over warden ruling
Local Government Chronicle
The judge ruled that the changes did not adhere to councillors' obligations in the Disability Discrimination Act. You must sign in to make a comment.
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New help for teachers on dealing with epilepsy in the classroom
Scotsman
The guide has also updated legal issues that schools must take into account – including the Disability Discrimination Act – and added sections on how to ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

London's Royal Festival Hall: a Study on Architectural Ironmongery ...
By admin
Both the Disability Discrimination Act and Building Control and English Heritage were harmonized in order that this Grade I listed building did not lose its unique elegance while meeting contemporary specifications. ...
Easy Free Ads - http://www.easyfreeads.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

CCPR | Ethics and equity | Disability Discrimination Act
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Part III) places obligations on service providers, and potentially sports clubs, to end discrimination against ...



 

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

19/01/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Slide 1
The Disability Equality Duty. Jacky King January 7th 2010 .... Brainstorm: What do we know about the Disability Equality Duty? ...

Disability Equality Agreement 2009
promoting disability equality. 1.5 The College recognises that the Disability
Equality Duty (as introduced by the 2005 Act) requires a proactive approach to ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

The importance of having an accessible website
eGov monitor
This legal requirement for accessibility is covered under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995 which states that disabled people should not be ...
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DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Successful claim for compensation under Disability Discrimination
...

Successful claim for compensation under Disability Discrimination Act. 08 January 2010. Frances Swaine, partner and head of the human rights department at ...


 

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

18/01/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

I am a quadraplegic who wants to park in my own driveway, the ...
By admin
The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995 aims to end the discrimination that many disabled people face. This Act has been significantly extended, including by the Disability Discrimination Act 2005. ... including making it easier for disabled people to rent property and for tenants to make disability-related adaptations •functions of public bodies, for example issuing of licences. The Act requires public bodies to promote equality of opportunity for disabled people. ...
Wheelchair Vehicles - http://wheelchairvehicles.co.cc/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

STH Disability Equality Scheme Revised Action Plan 2010 - 2011 ...
meet the requirements of the. Disability Equality Duty to actively promote equality not just 'DDA' compliant. Mark Cobb. Deputy Head of. Patient Partnership ...

MARLOWE ACADEMY DISABILITY EQUALITY SCHEME
creation of dedicated Disability Equality Duty part of website;. - engagement with partners of the Academy. Context – the current situation at The Marlowe ...

Merseyside Police Disability Equality Scheme Annual Report ...
in accordance with the Disability Equality duty. This is the third annual report . The Disability Equality Scheme includes six main areas and continues to ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Sign language courses to begin in Frome
This is Somerset
... hairdressers and holiday parks." Ms Parvenn added that each of the courses will help companies to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act.
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability discrimination
By J.Halson
Disability Discrimination The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 makes it unlawful to discriminate against people who have a disability. It also requires.
Halson Solicitors - Employment... - http://www.rightsatwork.co.uk/wordpress/

Facets of the Fabulous: Dyslexic Life
By Siobhan
Whereas some pupils simply not interested in studying and 'act up' out of boredom, and it is these children that get the attention. I want to stress that I'm not blaming the school system it simply is what it is. Often dyslexia is spotted not by teachers but by those .... While you may already know all that there is to help or work with your learning disability, you will likely come up against some discrimination during school or university from the unlikeliest of places. ...
Facets of the Fabulous - http://facetsofthefabulous.blogspot.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability Statement - University College Birmingham
Our Policy has been reviewed in the light of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (as amended by Special Education Needs and Disability Act 2001, ...

Monday, 18 January 2010

17/01/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Mole Valley - Mole Valley's Disability Equality Scheme is launched
The Disability Equality Duty comes into force on Monday. This new legal duty requires all public authorities to actively look at ways to ensure that ...

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Being With An Adult Dyslexic
By admin
Additionally, it is a good thing that the law has given this issue some attention, since dyslexia is an official disability that can be governed by the Disability Discrimination Act, 1995. As an employer or a colleague of a person with ...
Adult Dyslexia - http://adultdyslexia.rdblogger.com/

16/01/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Westergate Community School DISABILITY EQUALITY SCHEME 2008/2011
As required in the Disability Equality Duty (DED). One advantage of the scheme in helping to meet the DED is the way in which views and ideas of disabled ...

Newport Local Health Board Draft Disability Equality Scheme
Commission, primarily 'The Duty to Promote Disability Equality: ... Practice, England and Wales' and 'Health and the Disability Equality Duty: Guidance ...

The Duty to Promote Disability Equality Statutory Code of Practice ...
3.4 The specific duty regulations require authorities to produce and publish a Disability. Equality Scheme, to implement certain aspects of the Scheme and ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability Discrimination Act Free Essays 1 - 30
Free Essays on Disability Discrimination Act for students. Use our papers to help you with yours 1 - 30.

The ICRE Express
The employers appealed, contending that the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 could not be so interpreted and that, in any event, Directive 2000/78 could ...

Disability Discrimination Act monitoring information ...
As part of our commitment to meeting the requirements of the Disability
Discrimination Act (DDA), Nottinghamshire County Council Adult Social Care and ...

Friday, 15 January 2010

14/01/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

BBC - Ouch! (disability) - Messageboard Ouch! Talk - boris ...
The BBC's disability site: razor sharp, funny, interesting and friendly - a ... turned his back on the statutory obligation under disability equality duty, ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Could this be the end for the Renfrew Ferry?
Glasgow Evening Times
They had become increasingly costly to maintain and neither complies with the Disability Discrimination Act. A study for SPT found it would cost £15m to ...
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Thursday, 14 January 2010

12/01/2010

DCS News Alert for: DDA

RNID appeals for campaigners
This Is The Westcountry
According to the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), service providers must make 'reasonable adjustments' to allow access to disabled people but the two ...
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DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Wolfson Hillel Primary School THE DISABILITY EQUALITY DUTY (DED ...
THE DISABILITY EQUALITY DUTY (DED) – REVIEW AUTUMN TERM 2009. C:\Documents and Settings\LAURA.FLETCHER\Local Settings\Temporary Internet ...

Disability News Service » Mixed picture on public equality duties ...
But the EHRC said there had been "some examples of very good work" and that research showed the disability equality duty had delivered benefits to disabled ...

University of Edinburgh Disability Equality Scheme: Annual Report 2008
It is published as a requirement of the Public Sector Disability Equality Duty, introduced by the Disability Discrimination Act (2005). ...

Agenda Item No
The Disability Equality Duty requires local authorities to adopt a proactive approach, mainstreaming disability equality into all their policies, ...

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Quiet UK holiday destination for grandfather in wheelchair ...
By admin
Because of the Disability Discrimination Act, you will find that all businesses now have a legal duty to ensure that their services are accessible to the disabled. However, many hotels have limited numbers of rooms available to disabled ...
Wheelchair Parts - http://wheelchair-parts.co.cc/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Welcome to Royal Mail Group
The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995 is designed to stop disabled people being treated unfairly. Disability Action Centre ...

13/01/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Don't look at what youngsters can't do, but at what they can
Aberdeen Press and Journal
That is why we now have a Disability Discrimination Act, and that is why this wonderful mother cited it. The difference between me and this girl is that I ...
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DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Mental Health Difficulties: A Guide to the Disability
...

(The Disability. Discrimination Act does contain a legal definition). If you have a mental health difficulty and it affects you in undertaking your ...

Tuesday, 12 January 2010

11/01/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability Conciliation Service | ADRnow
This service began a few years ago to deal with claims under the Disability
Discrimination Act 1995. This involved disputes with providers of goods and ...

Disability Discrimination - Likely Means Could Well Happen - Boys ...
... an employer does not consider that an employee s condition is one that qualifies them for protection under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) .

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Free parking for disabled drivers hits end of road
South Wales Evening Post
"If the order was implemented, the council would, in our consideration, be in breach of its disability equality duty by failing to consider all disabled ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Welsh Assembly Government | The Disability Equality Duty
The Disability Equality Duty. The Disability Discrimination Act 2005 (DDA 2005) is part of a new breed of equality legislation that is intended to drive ...

Monday, 11 January 2010

10/01/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Wyre Borough Council - Equality and Diversity - Disability
...

Disability Equality Scheme - 2009-2012 information within the Disability
Equality Duty section of the website for Wyre Borough Council.

Disability Equality Scheme 2009-12
The Disability Equality Duty covers the full range of what public sector ... The positive benefits of implementing the Disability Equality Duty have ...

Joint Board Disability Annual Report - 2009 _2_.mht
Disability Equality Scheme. Introduction. The Disability Equality Duty builds on and extends our commitment to equal opportunities. The Disability Equality ...

09/01/2010

DCS News Alert for: DDA

Disability Discrimination case. Two stage Test.
Lawdit Commercial Solicitors
... both that the employee was disabled and that his disability was liable to affect him in the manner set out in the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA)? ...
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DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability Discrimination / reasonable adjustments
The various sections of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 noted above impose a potentially onerous duty on employers to make reasonable adjustments to ...

Can I Be Sacked When I Am Protected By Disability Discrimination
...

Can I Be Sacked When I Am Protected By Disability Discrimination Act? ... What Is Fair Compensation For A Discrimination Lawsuit For A Disability? ...

Accessibility of eLearning Materials Policy - eLearning community ...
Checklist of Checkpoints for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (Free information on the Disability Discrimination Act can be obtained by contacting ...

Saturday, 9 January 2010

08/01/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Almost 8m Adults Struggle To Access Websites Reveals New Research ...
eGov monitor
... intranet and extranets to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) and that it also meets the Disability Equality Duty criteria as laid out ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Welsh Assembly Government | Disability Equality Duty ...
A short guide to the Disability Equality Duty has been prepared by CyMAL. It provides an introduction to the Duty, highlighting how it may affect museums ...

DISABILITY EQUALITY SUB-GROUP OF THE BOARD OF COMMUNITY HEALTH ...
DISABILITY EQUALITY DUTY STATEMENT. 1. As public bodies, Community Health Councils come under the. General Duty and are not listed in Appendix A of the Code ...

Disability Equality Scheme and Action Plan
The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). 1995 as amended by the Disability. Discrimination Act (DDA) 2005 creates the Disability Equality Duty which places ...

Friday, 8 January 2010

07/01/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Top West Midlands detective "hounded" out of job, tribunal told.
BirminghamMail.net
He claimed that, being officially classed as disabled under the Disability Discrimination Act, he was entitled to adjustments to working hours despite his ...
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Wisbech set to close driving test centre from March with the promise of better ...
Cambs 24
"The new multi-purpose test centres are modern, purpose-built, Disability Discrimination Act compliant centres, providing improved facilities for both ...
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DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Hillyer McKeown Blog | Archive | Disability Discrimination
In the recent case of Coleman v Attridge Law the Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled that the Disability Discrimination Act should be widened to include ...

AN126 p10-12 Hilary Jones
The Disability Discrimination Act sets out to reduce the discrimination many .... The Disability. Discrimination Act 1995. The Act covers employment rights ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Norfolk Council Seeks Resident Views On Disability Equality
eGov monitor
Anyone with a disability or long-term health condition is being encouraged ... legal duty to produce a Disability Equality Scheme (DES) every three years. ...

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Wellbeing Newsline: Norfolk: Residents in Norfolk asked to help ...
By Health Media and Sport Limited
Since 2006, Norfolk County Council and other local public bodies have had a legal duty to produce a Disability Equality Scheme [DES] every three years. The scheme looks to outline plans to promote equality for disabled people and ...
Wellbeing Newsline: Norfolk - http://healthmediaandsportnorfolk.blogspot.com/

The blog of Rosemary Rimmer-Clay : University of Sussex - SPLASH
Worth a look as to the legal position, what HEIs SHOULD be doing and the legal obligatons that higher education institutions have to meet to comply with the changes in the law enshrined in the DDA, and the Disability Equality Duty. ...
Latest public blog posts on SPLASH... - http://splash.sussex.ac.uk/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Attachment 07 Body: CABINET Date: 16th December 2009 Subject ...
the Disability Equality Duty throughout 2009 as obligated by legislation. ...
Disability Equality Duty and approves the objectives set out in ...

Disability Equality Scheme Annual Report 2008-09
requirements of the Disability Equality Duty and the specific actions ... 2.1 The Disability Equality Duty came into force on 4th December 2006. ...

Disability Equality Scheme 20092012
The Disability Equality Duty requires the public sector to actively promote disability equality, and is similar to the duty to promote race ...



 

Thursday, 7 January 2010

06/01/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Disability Equality Scheme NHS Lothian (2007-2010) - Annual Update ...
Specifically in relation to disability, the Disability Equality Duty (DED) requires NHS Lothian to publish a Disability Equality Scheme (DES) that sets out ...

Welsh Assembly Government | Minister highlights progress towards ...
The disability equality duty is intended to improve the life chances of disabled people by placing a legal duty on all public sector organisations to ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Norfolk's £30m transport budget
Norwich Evening News
However, a £150000 cut to upgrading bus stops to meet Disability Discrimination Act requirements will mean the county will not be fully compliant until 2017 ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

The #1 Plumber in Croydon providing planned and emergency plumbing ...
By steve
The case is an important reminder of the sanctions which can be imposed for non compliance with the Disability Discrimination Act. The adaptations will cost the bank £200000. Additionally, Mr Allen was awarded £6500 for the ...
Plumber Croydon - http://plumbercroydon.lnx2.co.uk/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

2009 No. 428 DISABLED PERSONS The Disability Discrimination
...

"the Act" means the Disability Discrimination Act 1995;. "breakdown or recovery operator" means a provider of roadside assistance services for the ...

Wednesday, 6 January 2010

05/01/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Chadwick Lawrence Solicitors' Neil Wilson: Major changes ahead for employment law
Huddersfield Examiner
For example, "multiple" discrimination claims will now be allowed, a new type of indirect disability discrimination will be brought in to remedy arguable ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

News | The Independent UK - Disabled workers 'worst hit by cuts in ...
By s_cassidy
"There is evidence that disabled people, as defined by the Disability Discrimination Act, have a very poor employment rate that predates the recession," he said. "Only about 33 per cent of disabled people are employed and, as a group, ...
News | The Independent UK - http://news.independentminds.livejournal.com/

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

What are the top employment law issues to look out for in 2010 ...
Public sector - The equality duty will be extended to cover age, sexual orientation, religion and belief, and gender reassignment. Age discrimination. If redundancies continue in 2010, we are likely to see a corresponding rise in tribunal claims ... Employers should also be wary of their obligations to make reasonable adjustments under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. Employers may find GPs' recommendations used as evidence of potential reasonable adjustments. ...
Employment law from People Management - http://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/pm/subjects/employment-law/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Annual Report related to Disability Equality Duty December 2009
In this, the third year of the Disability Equality Duty the main thrust has been to ..... and Learning Support in line with the Disability. Equality Duty ...

Tuesday, 5 January 2010

04/01/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Mental health in the workplace
PersonnelToday.com
"When I applied to the LSC in 2007, I ticked the Disability Discrimination Act box and explained my situation more fully in an accompanying letter. ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Wonko's World » Blog Archive » Parent forces school to cancel trip
By wonkotsane
The British government's DirectGov website has these guidelines on obligations for service providers under the Disability Discrimination Act: Under the DDA, it is against the law for service providers to treat disabled people less ...
Wonko's World - http://www.wonkosworld.co.uk/wordpress/

03/01/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Disability Equality Scheme
This general duty is also known as the Disability Equality Duty (DED). A specific duty under the 2005 legislation requires all schools to produce ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

PRIEST OFFERS £40K TO FIGHT FOR ETHAN
Stoke & Staffordshire
... pictured below, has set aside £40000 to fund legal action against the health trust under the Disability Discrimination Act. Mr Bell, a former archbishop ...
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01/01/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Action group wins fight for Millom bank wheelchair ramp
NW Evening Mail
A spokesman for RBS, which owns NatWest, said: "RBS takes its responsibilities under the Disability Discrimination Act very seriously and is currently ...
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31/12/2009

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Disability Equality Scheme
The Disability Equality Duty will help us become more inclusive. .... under the Disability Equality Duty. As you have identified yourself as having ...

Donaldson's Disability Equality Scheme – draft outline
We welcome the Disability Equality Duty and the opportunity to formalise the good work of Corseford Residential School and Respite Service into a formal ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Mother defends school trip legal action threat
Inverness Courier
She accused the authority of breaching disability discrimination laws because her daughter, who has a severe physical disability, would not have been able ...
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