Disability Legislation

Data Protection Awareness Training

Please read below, a message from Rob Allen, from Midshore Consulting about a course that’s being run regarding Data Protection Since September 2017 we have run a number of Workshops around the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that comes into force on May 25th, 2018. Following

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Legislation update: A call to Galway by Rob Platts

Dear Members A call to Galway Probably just hearing the word “legislation”, for some, makes hearts sink and eyes droop in despair and disbelief. Many, perhaps, now equate the word “legislation” with delays, broken promises and denied rights – and I can understand that. The great Dr

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The GDA / We All Matter Eh? are seeking a Corporate Secretariat

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The GDA Executive Board is expanding as we develop our work in the community and with businesses. We are looking for a Corporate Secretariat, who can volunteer 4-8 hours a month, preferably through CSR with their employer.    It is a critical role to the GDA Board as

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Jersey Disability Discrimination Consultation – GDA response

At the end of last year Jersey organised a consultation with the public in their disability discrimination legislation. The GDA gave a full response (special thanks to Rob Platts), many of our comments are included in the consultation report.  The GDA has concluded that the proposed approach

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Statement by the President of the Committee for Employment & Social Security

Please click on the link below to read the statement made by Deputy Michelle Le Clerc on Tuesday 16th February 2018. https://gov.gg/article/163393/Statement-by-the-President-of-the-Committee-for-Employment–Social-Security

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Carers’ Action Plan for the States of Guernsey

Invitation for informal/ unpaid carers to give their views to inform a Carers Action Plan for the States of Guernsey and to attend an Engagement Event on Thursday 15th February 5.30 – 7.30pm at Les Cotils, Harry Bound Room   In line with the Supported Living and Ageing

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ERO Media Release – Toward fairness for all: Developing Guernsey’s equality and rights organisation

Please find on our blog below the ERO news release for your attention. Deputies Yerby and Le Clerc are available for interviews on this topic. Issued by: Siriol Evans Tel: 01481 732517 E-mail: Siriol.evans@gov.gg   ERO Media Release Jan18 FINAL

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December 2017 Newsletter

Please find attached the December 2017 newsletter, packed full of information and news. We outline the events and success of all the participants of the ‘Think Differently about Disability’ Campaign, plus new activity in Alderney for accessibility, please do click on the links to read further on

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Committee for Employment and Social Security search for expert advice

Ellen Pragnell, the Disability Discrimination Officer has written to us to outline the following request:- The Committee for Employment & Social Security are seeking expert advice to help them to decide which jurisdiction to model the new Disability Equality Legislation on. It is intended that by finding

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Longer Working Lives Policy Letter

Just to advise that the Longer Working Lives Policy Letter was submitted to the Greffe today and is available here (the date of the States Debate at which it will be considered is yet to be confirmed): https://gov.gg/article/162603/Longer-Working-Lives Our media release is available here: https://gov.gg/article/162604/Barriers-to-staying-in-work-for-older-islanders-could-be-addressed-through-Longer-Working-Lives-proposals The consultation results previously

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