Deaf and disabled workers were out in force at the weekend to fight to stop changes being made to their employment support. Access to work is a government scheme that provides the practical support that Deaf and disabled people need to work: yet individual budgets are being cut by Government placing jobs at risk. Read More »
Unite the Union has pledged to continue to stand in solidarity with the disabled people and their families, who were challenging the Bedroom Tax policy on human rights grounds, as well as the other 660,000 households who are affected. Read More »
Over the past few months Jon has been running an online forum for local residents to send their best wishes to the sacked Remploy workers. The amount of messages that were received as a result was astounding.
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An event held to celebrate the role of disabled people in the workplace and A call for greater equality saw Unite’s General Secretary Len McCluskey issue a statement in solidarity with disabled people which recognised that they are among the hardest hit by government cuts to welfare and public services.
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