Disability Legislation

GDA Response to ESSC Proposal for Multi-Ground Legislation

Please see below the GDA response to ESSC proposal for multi-ground legislation. GDA response to the Committee for Employment and Social Security’s plan to change the scope of the proposed disability discrimination so that it would provide protection on multiple grounds Summary The Guernsey Disability Alliance (GDA)

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Disability Officer Update

www.signpost.gg Guernsey’s website providing information for disabled people about services, activities and support is regularly updated. The aim of the website is to give you as much information as possible including contact details and referral criteria where required. If you cannot find the information you are searching for

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10th Anniversary TONIGHT – 30th April

Come along and join us tonight at Les Cotils from 7 until 9pm. We will be celebrating 10 years since the signing of the GDA constitution. the evening will include: how far we have come – what has been achieved in 1 years An update from Employment

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Request from Cystic Fibrosis Guernsey to all GDA Members

From Mike Read – Cystic Fibrosis Guernsey Many of you may have read Deputy Roffey’s recent column in the Guernsey Press entitled “Should we spending more” and my subsequent response as President of Cystic Fibrosis Guernsey. Essentially Guernsey patients suffering from a range of serious life-threatening medical

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Workshop 2: Preventing Discrimination slides

Thank you to everyone that attended Workshop 2 on Wednesday 18th April where we discussed preventing discrimination. You can download a pdf of the slides. The video will follow shortly.  

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Workshop 2: Prevention of disability discrimination

The general aims of this second session include inviting participants to consider and explore concepts commonly employed within legislation aiming to prevent and remedy discrimination. After a brief recap of the principles covered in the first session, participants will discuss and gain a basic appreciation of principles

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GDA workshop 1: Human Rights video 

The video from the 1st Workshop on preventing discrimination, focusing on Human Rights, is now available to view at the link below. You are welcome to share it. The slides for the workshop are in our previous post here. Any queries or requests for different formats please

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Members update disability discrimination legislation

Please find below a member update from Rob Platts MBE on the recent announcement from ESS (Employment and Social Security) “Guernsey’s new disability discrimination legislation will be based on the Irish and Australian laws,”. We welcome this progress. I have also attached the media releases for you

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Human Rights Workshop

Thank you to everyone for all their great feedback on last night’s workshop 1: Human Rights, we had so many apologies but strong interest that we have booked a 2nd session of this same workshop for Friday 13th April 12-2pm Carol Hines Room, Les Cotils. You mustRead more

27 March – Members Meeting

Tuesday 27th March, Les Cotils, 7pm Preventing disability discrimination – making it real What’s involved, and why is it taking so long? The recognition, promotion and protection of rights always top the polls of GDA members’ priorities. But what part do measures designed to prevent discrimination have

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