Disability Strategy News

ESS stakeholder group update

July 28th, 2021|

2nd meeting of the External stakeholder group members The 2nd meeting of the external stakeholder group (Discrimination Legislation User Group) Meeting was held on 22nd June 2021 Agenda: Update on progress of Policy and implementation work Timeframe Results from training needs [...]

Employment and Discrimination Tribunal Posts

April 26th, 2021|

The Employment and Discrimination Tribunal is looking for new panel members and legally qualified chairs to adjudicate on tribunals. This will include tribunals under the new legislation which will provide protection on the grounds of disability and carer status. [...]

Disability Officer end of quarter report

March 19th, 2021|

Gill Evans, Disability Officer  update March 2021 The new lockdown in January has meant many changes to plans for the first 3 months of the year. Many of the planned disability awareness training sessions had to be cancelled due [...]

GDA review in the media

January 8th, 2021|

Guernsey Press 8th January 2021 ITV Channel News - 6th January 2021 Members of the GDA might have seen themselves supporting no more delays on Channel TV last night. If you [...]

Social Policy future – 2021 and beyond

December 3rd, 2020|Tags: |

In the GDA AGM, new Director of Social Policy, Carol Le Page gave an update on the team and plans for future Future priorities: Discrimination Legislation Disability and Inclusion Strategy workstreams SLAWS Supported Living and Aging Well Strategy UN [...]

Media – 6th July

July 9th, 2020|

Media coverage on the Discrimination Ordinance proposals

We need YOUR support for the Debate on ESS proposals

July 4th, 2020|

What can you do to support the Committee for Employment and Social Security (ESS) proposals for the Discrimination Ordinance? Get Informed Read the proposals on The States of Guernsey website Easy Read version is here Deputy Emilie [...]

Capacity Legislation

April 22nd, 2020|Tags: |

On 26th February the States of Deliberation unanimously approved proposals to draft a new Capacity Law You can view media reports at: ITV news website Guernsey press article The States agreed on the 22nd April 2020 to approve the [...]

#NoMoreDelays

March 11th, 2020|Tags: |

GDA's call for #NoMoreDelays As you may be aware G4 (IOD, GIBA, Chamber of Commerce, CGI and CIPD) have announced a call to delay the debate on the new Discrimination Ordinance. You can read their statement here, which [...]

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