Friday, 30 April 2010

28/04/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Wheelchair Athlete Refused Flight By Eastern Airways On Grounds Of ...
By samedifference1
Hasn't Eastern Airways heard of the Disability Discrimination Act? Or worse- don't they care that they so obviously broke it last week? A wheelchair athlete heading for a race is angry he was stopped from boarding a flight on safety ...
Same Difference - http://samedifference1.com/

Janie Coakley
By accounter
The employer submitted that the tribunal had erred in failing to consider justification for the breach of duty pursuant to s.5(4) of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 ("the Act"). It argued that the tribunal ought to have addressed ...
Janie Coakley - http://janiecoakley.enumid.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability Discrimination Act
It is a legal requirement under the Disability Discrimination Act (amended 2005) for all employers to develop and implement a Disability Equality Scheme ...
fitnote.net/resources/DDAforFitnote.doc

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

BBC - Ouch! (disability) - Messageboard Ouch! Talk - Public ...
The section on the new public sector equality duty within the Equality Act 2010 ... acknowledging the overall failure to meet the Disability Equality Duty, ...
www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/messageboards/F2322273?thread...

28/04/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Nottingham City Council LOLs: There's Just Nothing We Can Do...
By allnottinghambasearebelongtous
You see one of the effects of depression, of which I suffer following NCC's appalling treatment of me when I worked for them, and which is defined as a disability under the Disability Discrimination Act, is that you often find that you ...
Nottingham City Council LOLs - http://ncclols.blogspot.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION ACT COMPLIANCE FOR PEOPLE WITH VISUAL ...
DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION ACT COMPLIANCE FOR PEOPLE WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS AND OTHER DISABILITIES.
www.google.com/support/forum/p/Chrome/thread?tid...

Is Your Website Accessible By The Disabled? The Law Says It Should Be
Under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA), legal obligations for website providers to make their websites accessible to the disabled have existed ...
www.prlog.org/10649538-is-your-website-accessible-by-the-d...

Wednesday, 28 April 2010

27/04/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Race, Disability and Gender Equalities Schemes
specific actions with disability focus. Gender Equality Duty (2007) – Achievements. PCT has a Screening tool to assess the relevance of functions ...
www.swindon.nhs.uk/.../Race_disabilityandgender_audit.pdf

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Puresh Power: Election Fever & Voting
By Danny Puresh
Under the Disability Discrimination Act (1995), service providers are legally obliged to make any 'reasonable' physical adjustments to their premises to make them accessible to disabled people. This legislation covers polling stations. ...
Puresh Power - http://pureshpower.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, 27 April 2010

26/04/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Is your website accessible by the disabled? The law says it should be
TechWhack (press release)
Website owners have had a legal duty to make their websites accessible to the disabled for more than a decade. With the new Equality Act 2010 reinforcing ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

WARRINGTON BOROUGH COUNCIL CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S SERVICES ...
The Disability Equality Duty consists of two duties: ... The specific duty, which requires schools to produce a Disability Equality. Scheme. ...
www.warrington.gov.uk/.../Disability%20Equality%20Scheme...

Alum Chine Gardens and Argyle Gardens Disability Survey Prepared ...
changes brought about by the public sector Disability Equality Duty (2006). The purpose of the new Duty is to embed disability equality in policy and ...
www.bournemouth.gov.uk/.../Alum%20Chine%20Gardens%2...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability discrimination and the Equality Act 2010. - Free Online ...
Free Online Library: Disability discrimination and the Equality Act 2010.(News) by "The Journal (Newcastle, England)"; Business Business, international News ...
www.thefreelibrary.com/Disability+discrimination+and+the+E...

Monday, 26 April 2010

24/04/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

The Disability Equality Duty (DED) – a guide for people who are deaf
The Disability Equality Duty (DED) is a framework for public authorities to build ..... Schemes and the Disability Equality Duty at www.dotheduty.org, ...
www.rnid.org.uk/Content.aspx?id=101703&ciid=351003

EQUALITY IMPACT ASSESSMENT STAGE 2: FULL ASSESSMENT
Under the specific duty to produce and publish Race, Disability and Gender Equality Schemes, the Trust must make arrangements for publishing the results of ...
www.hdft.nhs.uk/EasysiteWeb/getresource.axd?AssetID...

23/04/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Discrimination case makes history
BBC News
In October 2001 she began proceedings under the Disability Discrimination Act alleging discrimination on grounds of her employer's failure to make ...
See all stories on this topic

Is your website accessible by the disabled? The law says it should be
Shoosmiths legal updates
... now is a good time for website owners to remind themselves of their duties and prepare for the new Act. Under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

House of Lords Disability Discrimination Case Makes History « Same ...
By samedifference1
Victimisation. In October 2001 she began proceedings under the Disability Discrimination Act alleging discrimination on grounds of her employer's failure to make reasonable adjustments for her disability. ...
Same Difference - http://samedifference1.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

The Disability Equality Duty rec
The Disability Equality Duty – recent legal cases Catherine Casserley Disability
equality duty• s.49A When carrying out their functions public authorities ...
www.docstoc.com/docs/.../The-Disability-Equality-Duty-rec

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Landmark judgement for disabled employees
Thomson's Online Benefits
A House of Lord's ruling that revised the Disability Discrimination Act led to a discrimination settlement worth £125000. The law previously stated that ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

The Equality Act 2010 « extrastaff
By extrastaff
The Equality Act 2010 will replace the Equal Pay Act 1970, the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, the Race Relations Act 1976, the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, much of the Equality Act 2006, the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) ...
extrastaff - http://extrastaff.wordpress.com/

I CARE - News - Internet Centre Anti Racism Europe
In October 2001 she began proceedings under the Disability Discrimination Act alleging discrimination on grounds of her employer's failure to make reasonable adjustments for her disability. In May 2002, after 33 years service, ...
I CARE News English - http://www.icare.to/

Packaging company at forefront of disability case :: Rajapack Today
By jimduncan
Eventually the House of Lords upheld previous rulings and changed the Disability Discrimination Act for people with other medical conditions such as diabetes and epilepsy who control their condition by protecting them if symptoms recur ...
Rajapack Today - http://www.rajapacktoday.co.uk/

UTV News - Co Down woman makes legal history
The company has now settled the case with Ms Boyle, without admission of liability, after the Lords upheld a Court of Appeal decision that under the Disability Discrimination Act, more people with medical conditions that are controlled, ...
UTV RSS NEWS FEED - http://www.u.tv/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Related BBC sites
A woman whose case under the Disability Discrimination Act was the subject of a House of Lords ruling, has agreed a settlement with her former employer.
sain.sunsite.utk.edu/cgi-bin/textonly/...co.../8635900.stm



 

Friday, 23 April 2010

22/04/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: DDA

Web Design Strategy - How to make the right choices | Really ...
By David
Accessibility / DDA: Full DDA compliance is a difficult thing (read time and cost intensive) to achieve. You need to consider your likely audience and build according to their likely requirements. ...
Really Simple SEO, Popular UK Based Blog - http://www.reallysimpleseo.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Disability Equality Duty
The former Disability Rights Commission published guidance on the Disability
Equality Duty and involving disabled people. It can be found at: ...
www.north-herts.gov.uk/.../disability_equality_duty.htm

The Disability Equality Duty (DED) – a guide for public authorities
The Disability Equality Duty (DED or 'the Duty') aims to promote equality for, ... your general duty to promote disability equality. ...
www.rnid.org.uk/Content.aspx?id=101703&ciid=351004

Thursday, 22 April 2010

21/04/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

The Disability Discrimination Act
The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) is a law. It says that schools, colleges , universities and employers must not discriminate against disabled people. ...
www.skill.org.uk/youth/page.aspx?c=310&p=431

20/04/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

INACCESSIBLE POLLING STATIONS DISENFRANCHISE DISABLED VOTERS
Community Newswire
The charity pointed to the The Disability Equality Duty 2005 (part of the Disability Discrimination Act, soon to be replaced by the Equality Act), ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Diversity schemes and action plans
Cranfield University Disability Equality Scheme and Action Plan for Staff and Students. The Disability Equality Duty came into force in 2006 to help Public ...
www.cranfield.ac.uk/HR/Diversity/page15108.html

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Crescent Arts Centre Restoration Complete
4ni.co.uk
... on the ground floor of the refurbished building, the installation of a lift and other work to comply with Disability Discrimination Act requirements. ...
See all stories on this topic

Scots pub disability access law
Morning Advertiser
Applications must include a "statement of compliance" with the 2005 Disability Discrimination Act, detailing where changes have been made to remove barriers ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Martin Kaye Solicitors – Telford - Shropshire – Newsletter: Fit or ...
By Rachel Jones
Tina said the company's obligations to make reasonable adjustments to staff working conditions under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 would not change. Posted by Rachel Jones at 14:48. Labels: News · Older Post Home. News Archives ...
Martin Kaye Solicitors – Telford... - http://blog.martinkaye.co.uk/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Discrimination Against Disabled Free Essays 1 - 20
The disability discrimination act 1995 was introduced to outlaw discrimination against disabled employees in the UK and covers prospective, ...
www.oppapers.com/.../discrimination-against-disabled-page1...

The Disability Discrimination Act - what the law says | Business Link
An overview on the laws around employing disabled people.
www.businesslink.gov.uk/bdotg/action/detail?itemId...type...



 

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

19/04/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Blind Musician Denied Entry to Club Due to 'Dangerous' Cane
FOXNews
... said Clay could make a complaint to the Human Rights Commission under the Equality Act, adding, "Discrimination on the grounds of disability is illegal. ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Zen Asylum: Disability Discrimination: Department of Health and ...
By admin
has had with the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) over the DoH's handling of my Patient Choice related Disability Discrimination complaint and information requests. Section 40(1) of the FOI Act states that 'any information to ...
Zen Asylum - http://www.zenasylum.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Abstract | Prevalence of childhood disability and the ...
This paper reports prevalence rates for childhood disability in the United ... they met the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) definition (1995 and 2005). ...
www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2431/10/21

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Core Strategy Submission Draft Initial Impact Assessment Report ...
that the disability equality duty will not be met if it has an impact on particular persons or groups. 5.01 The Core Strategy contains 22 policies. ...
wokingham.gov.uk/.../ldf/core.../core-strategy-information/?...

18/04/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability Discrimination Act - eHow.com
Learn about Disability Discrimination Act on eHow.com. Find info and videos including: About Disability Discrimination Act, About Disability Discrimination ...
www.ehow.com/disability-discrimination-act/

Sunday, 18 April 2010

17/04/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

fishing.blogr.com - stories - 2010-04-17-Disability-rights-movement
By fishing
In the UK, following extensive activism by disabled people over several decades, the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA 1995) was passed. This makes it unlawful to discriminate against people with disabilities in relation to ...
fishing.blogr.com - Blog (RSS 2.0) - http://fishing.blogr.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

How does the disability discrimination act stop discrimination ...
"How does the disability discrimination act stop discrimination from taking place?" - Find the answer to this question and millions more on Yahoo!
uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid...

Exams centres and the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 - QCDA
The following guidance is designed to help exams office staff understand and meet the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA)
www.qcda.gov.uk/curriculum/4328.aspx

Saturday, 17 April 2010

16/04/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Why was there a new disability discrimination act made? - Yahoo ...
Why was there a new disability discrimination act made?
answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid...

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION ACT TRAINING
Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Part IV) - as amended by the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001 (SENDA) Presented by Neil Farmer, ...
www.docstoc.com/.../DISABILITY-DISCRIMINATION-ACT-...

ISPUB - "What do you expect? She is mentally retarded!": On ...
Britain's Disability Discrimination Act29 requires organizations to make " reasonable adjustments" to ensure that people with disability are not excluded ...
www.ispub.com/.../what-do-you-expect-she-is-mentally-retard...

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

MIND – Mental Health and Employment – A MIND to Work « Lancashire ...
By sjennings29
The booklet then looks at the Disability Discrimination Act (1995), reasonable adjustments employers are obliged to make for disabled persons, disclosure of mental health status to employers, and Disability Equality Duty (2006). ...
Lancashire Care Library and Informati... - http://lancashirecare.wordpress.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Disability Equality Scheme Outline
Queen Mary, University of LondonDisability Equality Scheme2010 – 2013February 2010Main reportN/b: the Scheme has been approved by the Chair of the Equal ...
www.docstoc.com/docs/.../Disability-Equality-Scheme-Outline

Friday, 16 April 2010

15/04/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Will the Equality Act make everyone equal before the law? Wait for ...
Times Online
"Major changes are scheduled to disability discrimination law so that, ... There is to be a single 'public sector equality duty' applying to public bodies, ...

New disability laws are welcomed as spur to close pay gap and ...
Scotsman
But it also strengthens the duty placed on all service providers ... Capability Scotland is delighted to see the Equality Bill finally receive Royal Assent. ...

MPs usher in new era of fair play
Times Higher Education
... the Act will extend public-sector equality duties to cover sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, disability and race. It will also place a duty on ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Dyslexia Action | Disability Equality Duty
The Disability Equality Duty came into force in December 2006 and aims to promote disability equality across the public sector. ...
www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk/disability.../f7f2a543-27b5-446e-b0ed-93f979b8f9c7/

Disability Equality Scheme
5. Action Plans. Making sure the Disability Equality Scheme works to ensure compliance with our duty to promote equality of opportunity for all. Objective ...
www.dab-vjb.gov.uk/EasySiteWeb/GatewayLink.aspx?alId=57839


 

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disabled enduring 'shockingly high' level of discrimination
...

A spokesman from the charity told the BBC: "We found a remarkable level of discrimination and inaccessibility in shops and services, particularly given the Disability and Discrimination Act first came into force 15 years ago. ...
24dash.com RSS feed - http://blogs.24dash.com/robhattersley/

Ruscombe Green: Deaf parents and school interpreters
By Philip Booth
Under the Disability Discrimination Act this is where the responsibility lies. The costs are £95 per two hours or part thereof plus travel expenses. Over the academic year 2008-09 the cost to the school was £600 for three consultations ...
Ruscombe Green - http://ruscombegreen.blogspot.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Dyslexia Action | The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA)
Dyslexia is recognised under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and compliance with it places responsibility on employers to enable access to premises ...
www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk/Pages/Display.aspx?IDPost=a7e3ce48-ccc1-4d05...

Ill-health dismissals: the legal position | Business Link
... due to ill health and recognise an illness that may amount to a disability. ... or not they are disabled under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. ...
www.businesslink.gov.uk/bdotg/action/detail?itemId=1073791211&type...

Disabled 'facing discrimination' - Yahoo! News UK
Leonard Cheshire Disability said there were "shockingly high" levels of discrimination despite the presence of the Disability Discrimination Act. ...
uk.news.yahoo.com/21/20100414/thl-disabled-facing-discrimination-d831572.html



 

Thursday, 15 April 2010

15/04/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disabled 'facing discrimination'
The Press Association
Leonard Cheshire Disability said there were "shockingly high" levels of discrimination despite the presence of the Disability Discrimination Act. The ...
See all stories on this topic

Sick Leave's remedy
Belfast Telegraph
That said, employers must ensure they comply with their obligations under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. If the employee is a disabled person under ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Leonard Cheshire Disability : Press Statements : Equality Act
...

The Act replicates the provisions set out in the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, along with other pieces of equality legislation, and also makes a ...
www.lcdisability.org/?lid=12204

BBC - Ouch! (disability) - Messageboard Ouch! Talk - Disability
...

You might also want to have a look at Section55 of the Disability Discrimination
Act 1995. It makes it discriminatory to treat a person less favourably ...
www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/messageboards/F2322273?thread=7424902

Disability Discrimination Act 2005
Disability Discrimination Act 2005. 8 April 2010. Full Text (PDF). Published by. The Stationery Office (TSO). ISBN 9780108508066 ...
www.official-documents.gov.uk/document/other/.../9780108508066.asp

Early Years Foundation Stage and the Disability Discrimination Act
Implementing the Disability Discrimination Act in Schools and Early Years Settings. – www.teachernet.gov.uk/wholeschool/disability/
...
publications.everychildmatters.gov.uk/eOrderingDownload/DCSF-00181-2010.pdf


 

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Advice on Disability Discrimination Law
The Disability Equality Duty (DED) is a new legal duty, introduced by the Disability Discrimination Act 2005, which means that every public body ( including ...
www.cardiff.ac.uk/societies/ucu/advicedisabilitydiscriminationlaw.htm

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

13/04/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

North Yorkshire County Council set to approve £2.6m HQ revamp
The Press, York
It does not meet current Disability Discrimination Act requirements and staff feedback as well as condition surveys have established several major issues ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Shock as harsher ESA medical approved. « Dawn Willis sharing the ...
By Dawn Willis
The chair has also been changed from an upright chair to an 'adjustable chair' even though the reality is that these are not readily provided in most workplaces, regardless of what the Disability Discrimination Act might say. ...
Dawn Willis sharing the News... - http://dawnwillis.wordpress.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Investigating Claims of Disability Discrimination
Medicare Fraud, Whistleblowing and the False Claims Act. Price: $208.05 ... Checklist for avoiding disability discrimination claims ...
www.docstoc.com/docs/33889246/Investigating-Claims-of-Disability-Discrimination

Talking Point | The changing face of discrimination
Gives effect to recent European case law by outlawing discrimination by ... much harder for claimants to succeed in Disability Discrimination Act cases. ...
https://talkingpoint.ecclesiastical.com/.../The-changing-face-of-discrimination-The- Equality-Bill.aspx

Disability, sight impairment, and the law
The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) was passed in 1995. ... The Disability
Discrimination Act is a powerful piece of legislation that has the capacity ...
ukpmc.ac.uk/articlerender.cgi?artid=1832154



 

Tuesday, 13 April 2010

12/04/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Update on Equality Act 2010
By Julian@Arrow
From April 2011 the Act will create a new single public sector equality duty that will continue to cover race, gender and disability but will be extended to cover age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity and ...
e-LEGAL | Gathering - http://www.e-legal-gathering.co.uk/forum/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Does depression come under the Disability Discrimination Act
...

Apr 11, 2010 ... I know that severe clinical depression is covered in the US... If it is covered her, I'm sure it is where you are. Can you talk to a Barrister that specializes in ...
answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100411165217AAXpThd

Who does the disability discrimination act protect? - Yahoo! UK ...
Apr 4, 2010 ... "Who does the disability discrimination act protect?" - Find the answer to this question and millions more on Yahoo! UK & Ireland Answers.
uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100402021453AAGD3e8

Monday, 12 April 2010

11/04/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Brighton & Hove City Council Seminar at The Brighton & Hove ...
By brightonandhovebusinessshow
The Disability Discrimination Act requires services to make reasonable adjustments for people with a disability. Come and hear about ten simple ways you can improve your service, and hear about free training materials that can help. ...
Brighton and Hove Business Show - http://brightonandhovebusinessshow.wordpress.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Updated Disability Discrimination Act Guidance for GP Premises ...
Part III of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995 requires providers of goods, facilities and services, which includes GP practices, to make physical ...
www.em-online.com/news/article.asp?id=37582&cat=

09/04/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Benefit Scrounging Scum: Things Can Only Get Better
By BenefitScroungingScum
The Disability Discrimination Act is toothless, hate crimes against disabled people are on the rise yet not given the recognition or status of other hate crimes, access to services is routinely denied by local authorities, and the vital ...
Benefit Scrounging Scum - http://benefitscroungingscum.blogspot.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Equality Bill: what employers need to know
HRmagazine.co.uk
Particular areas to consider are how you address disability issues to ensure ... Employers are still bound by their duty to make reasonable adjustments for ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Briefing Equality Bill – Key Changes at a Glance 6 April 2010 ...
The Disability Equality Duty will continue until 1 April 2011. Once the Equality Act enters into force, the Disability Discrimination Act and associated ...
www.radar.org.uk/.../Equality%20Bill%20Briefing%206%20April%202010.doc

Saturday, 10 April 2010

09/04/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Equality Bill: what employers need to know
HRmagazine.co.uk
Particular areas to consider are how you address disability issues to ensure ... Employers are still bound by their duty to make reasonable adjustments for ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Briefing Equality Bill – Key Changes at a Glance 6 April 2010 ...
The Disability Equality Duty will continue until 1 April 2011. Once the Equality Act enters into force, the Disability Discrimination Act and associated ...
www.radar.org.uk/.../Equality%20Bill%20Briefing%206%20April%202010.doc

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Benefit Scrounging Scum: Things Can Only Get Better
By BenefitScroungingScum
The Disability Discrimination Act is toothless, hate crimes against disabled people are on the rise yet not given the recognition or status of other hate crimes, access to services is routinely denied by local authorities, and the vital ...
Benefit Scrounging Scum - http://benefitscroungingscum.blogspot.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Friday, 9 April 2010

08/04/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Employers must be prepared for fit notes
Shoosmiths legal updates
The requirements for the payment of statutory sick pay (SSP) and the provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) have not been amended in any ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

XpertHR > Advanced Search > Search Results
With effect from 1 October 2004 the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 was ... The Disability Discrimination Act 2005 introduced a new duty on public ...
www.xperthr.co.uk/searchresults.aspx?page=1&pagesz=10...s...


DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

The Equality Bill represents the harmonisation of discrimination ...
HRmagazine.co.uk
From April 2011 the Act will create a new single public sector equality duty that will continue to cover race, gender and disability but will be extended to ...

Thursday, 8 April 2010

07/04/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

A HUMANITIES COLLEGE Disability Equality Scheme
This commitment to disability equality reflects the school values which all members of the community have the duty to promote in words and deeds: ...
www.pks.coventry.sch.uk/Websites/pks/.../Disability%20Equality%20Scheme.pdf

Tower Hamlets Council
This is the Councils second Disability Equality Scheme (DES) building on the work of the first DES which was published in 2007. With the Disability Equality
...
www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/idoc.ashx?docid=1460e388-18d9-4e4d-b624...1

Equality Impact Assessment Stage One: Screening for Relevance to ...
There is a duty placed on all public bodies to promote disability equality, this is achieved by producing a Disability Equality Scheme ...
www.surreyandsussex.nhs.uk/.../Full%20Equality%20Impact%20Assessment- DES%20March%2010.pdf

About equality and diversity
Our implementation of the Disability Equality Duty (DED), by virtue of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 2006 (PDF 247kb) ensures a nationwide ...
www.redbridge.gov.uk/cms/community.../about_equality_and_diversity.aspx

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Parkinson's Disease Society - Frequently asked questions about ...
Neither the 1995, nor the 2005, Disability Discrimination Act requires employees ... See our Disability Discrimination Act 1995 information sheet for more ...
www.parkinsons.org.uk/advice/living_with_parkinsons/.../employment_faqs.aspx

Disabled athletes and able bodied competition
The laws of England and Wales relating to discrimination in relation to disability are covered by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. ...
www.inbrief.co.uk/disabled-athletes-competing.htm

Wednesday, 7 April 2010

06/04/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: DDA

How Do I stand with the DDA??? Please help!!! - The Consumer Forums
By t11cky
Hello Everyone, I would be extremly grateful for any advice and knowledge anyone can share with me on the situation I am in!! Right, several years ago I started suffering from Epilepsy and after about.
The Consumer Forums - http://www.consumeractiongroup.co.uk/forum/utilities-gas-electricity-water/2904-british-gas-power-flush-2.html

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Epilepsy forum • View topic - Am I covered by the Disability
...

I said that I wasn't prepared to do this as I think the 'Disability
Discrimination Act' was set out to help people in my position, but I am not 100% sure ...
www.epilepsysociety.org.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=21112

05/04/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Comprehensive Equality Policy
This Comprehensive Equality Policy and a Corporate Action Plan. • The Race Equality Duty and Statutory Three Year Review. • The Disability Equality Duty
...
cms.wiltshire.gov.uk/CeConvert2PDF.aspx?MID=1095...

04/04/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Welsh Assembly Government | Disability Equality Advisory Group
Welsh Ministers' report: implementation of the Disability Equality Duty. This report includes recommendations about how the Welsh Assembly Government can ...
wales.gov.uk/topics/equality/deag/?lang=en&ts=1

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability Direct News and Events Blog: Government blocks new ...
By Editor
The Disability Discrimination Act does not cover this area, so it's left to the European Union to act. In 2008 the European Commission put forward proposals to address discrimination in access to goods and services, with support from ...
Disability Direct News and Events Blog - http://disabilitymessageboard.blogspot.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability | Equality | Office of the First Minister and Deputy ...
From 31 October 2007 the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) is amended to extend coverage of the DDA in the following ways. ...
www.ofmdfmni.gov.uk/index/equality/disability

Sunday, 4 April 2010

03/04/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Microsoft PowerPoint - DE Presentation updated October 2009
Disability Discrimination Act 2005 (Disability Equality duty). • Age Discrimination Act 2006 – employment and training only. • Equality Act 2006 ( Gender ...
www.bwd.nhs.uk/diversity-and-equality/training-presentations/?assetesctl377858...

02/04/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

26/3/10 - Launch of new equalities scheme - Luton BC
In line with our legal duty to promote equal opportunities, good race relations between people from different backgrounds and to stop unlawful discrimination, we have launched a new single equality scheme for 2010-2013. ... The scheme also outlines the separate action plans for each of the six equalities groups – race, disability, sexuality, religion, faith and belief and age - covering the Council's responsibilities as an employer, a service provider, a community leader ...
Luton Borough Council - Latest News - http://www.luton.gov.uk/global_news_folder

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

British Council Developing our Equality Scheme 2010 - 2013 Contents
the Disability Equality Duty 2006 and the Gender Equality Duty 2007. In addition , looking ahead to the extending legislation, we include equality ...
www.britishcouncil.org/outlineequalitscheme10-13.pdf

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Respect Party Policies On Disability « Same Difference
By samedifference1
We are for strict implementation of the Disability Discrimination Act, ensuring that all business, services and public bodies make themselves accessible to all regardless of impairment. We are for a fully accessible public transport ...
Same Difference - http://samedifference1.com/

Puresh Power: National Care Service could mean Disability Cuts!
By Danny Puresh
Danny Puresh: Danny is a disability equality consultant specializing in access issues, independent living (particularly through direct payments), and general Disability Equality and the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995. ...
Puresh Power - http://pureshpower.blogspot.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Combating Mental Illness Discrimination - Civil Rights Movement (UK)
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 does cover mental illness but there are certain stipulations. Legal protection will apply when the mental illness ...
www.civilrightsmovement.co.uk/combating-mental-illness-discrimination.html

Is dyslexia covered by the Disability Discrimination Act? - Yahoo ...
0 Yahoo! Answers - Is dyslexia covered by the Disability Discrimination Act? – Discover the answer for this question and Earn more points for the best ...
in.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100401144834AAiOIEc

Equality Legislation
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 outlawed discrimination against disabled people in the areas of employment, provision of goods, services and premises ...
www.redbridge.gov.uk/cms/community_and_life.../equality_legislation.aspx

Equalities - Disability
We strengthened the Disability Discrimination Act in 2005, fulfilling the Government's commitment to a comprehensive and enforceable set of civil rights for ...
www.labour.org.uk/policies/equalities-disability



 

01/04/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Outline
Disability Equality Duty. The Disability Discrimination Act (1995) placed a duty on all public authorities to have due regard to: ...
www.britishcouncil.org/outlineequalityscheme2010-2013.doc

Equality Bill: Making it work
Under the Disability Equality Duty a key area of concern for disabled people who ... One of the weaknesses around the Disability Equality Duty was lack of ...
www.equalities.gov.uk/docs/Scottish%20Disability%20Equality%20Forum.doc

Agenda Item 11
Doing The Duty - An overview of the disability equality duty for the public ... Strategic health authorities and the disability equality duty
...
moderngov.rotherham.gov.uk/mgConvert2PDF.asp?ID=24563

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Employment law case 'could result in more compensation claims'
Kester Cunningham John Solicitors (press release)
She filed a claim for discrimination under the Disability Discrimination Act and although the European Court of Justice ruled in her favour, Attridge said ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Reevaluating the goalposts « Diabetes Treatment and Guide of Diabetes
By Instructions Not Included
I know in the UK I'm covered by the Disability Discrimination Act. This is interesting, because I don't like to think that I have a disability. Not that I have any problems with the concept of disability, but more because a) diabetes ...
Diabetes Treatment and Guide of Diabetes - http://www.groupstalk.com/diabetes/

Learning difficulties woman denied freedom pass - Hounslow Chronicle
He told The Chronicle: "The council has a duty to make itself available to everyone, they are in breach of the Disability Discrimination Act by doing this. "Some of these people are blind, some have no arms, and the only option is to ...
Hounslow Chronicle - News - Local News - http://www.hounslowchronicle.co.uk/west-london-news/local-hounslow-news/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

info4local - Information for local government - Early Years ...
This is a poster providing information on how the Disability Discrimination Act defines a disabled person, the statutory requirements of schools in regard ...
www.info4local.gov.uk/documents/publications/1519908



 

Thursday, 1 April 2010

31/03/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Easy Read Version
respect to race, gender and disability under the law. These are called: • The Race Equality Duty. • The Disability Equality Duty. • The Gender Equality Duty ...
www.bch.org.uk/pdf/Single_Equality_Scheme_2010_EASY-READ-VERSION.pdf

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Discrimination by association confirmed by settlement in Coleman case
PersonnelToday.com
... last year won an Employment Appeal Tribunal case, which ruled Attridge Law had acted unlawfully under the Disability Discrimination Act. The law firm ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Insurance Policy | Rad Oasis
By Mark Antony Glasgow
This is despite the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) making it's illegal for you receive less favourable goods and services if the discrimination is based on your disability. And that includes when you're arranging insurance. ...
Rad Oasis - http://radoasis-edu-travel.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act