Myth Busting videos

Drs Buckley and Quinlivan, University of Gallway, share their research and considerable experience re a number of Myths around the Discrimination Legislation proposals Thank you to volunteer Michael for the assistance to transcript the videos for us. You can read them all below. This short video has

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GDA team and funding

On the 30th September, we sadly say goodbye to Trudi Kent our amazing member co-ordinator. We will miss Trudi dearly but know that she and her family will remain connected to the GDA as members. We thank the Deanery Fund for their support for the past year

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Myth 7: pre-employment questions

Myth 7: Employers in the UK can ask pre-employment questions about existing and past disabilities 25th September 2019 Not true: section 60 of the Equality Act 2010 makes it generally unlawful to ask questions about disability and health before a job offer is made.  Many other jurisdictions, including, for example, the

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Mike Read – Health sector rep

We welcome Mike Read as a co-optee to the GDA executive committee as the Health sector representative. Mike strengthens the Social Policy team, which includes Catherine Hall as Education representative, Arrun Wilkie, Rob Harnish and Rob Platts. Married, father of 3 girls and 1 boy. Mike grew

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Media from 16th Sept

a few points of clarification Chamber of Commerce has been involved with, and has been represented on the Discrimination Legislation Development Project Team since May 2017. Groups were invited to comment on the Straw Man proposals Nov 2018 – no one provided a response Both Chamber and IOD were represented at

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