28 June 2021 9:00am–1:00pm
Following the success of our pilot Disability Discrimination Law refresher course last year, we’re able to offer a further session to experienced UNISON reps who have a good knowledge of disability discrimination law.
This training is aimed at reps who are representing disabled members and negotiating with employers in the context of Covid-related issues. Attendees should have a sound knowledge of how the definition of disability applies under the Equality Act and how the different types of disability discrimination work.
The course will consider what reasonable adjustments should – or need not – be made for disabled members in the context of the pandemic. It will touch on wider areas of discrimination and the course will also provide a very brief introduction to some other legal rights which may apply, but there will not be time to explore in any detail any of these areas.
A charge of £75 will be made to your branch. This will go towards covering the cost of the tutor, resources including a copy of the law book (currently £50), printing and postage.
To apply, you must:
- Have previously attended the 2-day national disability discrimination course OR have previously completed another advanced employment law course and have a good understanding of disability discrimination law
- Be able to commit to attending on the above date for the full 4 hours;
- Be able to access a secure internet connection and have a computer or tablet on which to access Microsoft Teams;
- Have permission from your employer if you are using their IT equipment
- Have agreed facility time (time off) from your employer to attend the full 4 hour session if attending during working hours.
- Be prepared to spend approx. 1 hour at home before the training day on exercises which we will send you in advance.
- Have agreement from your branch to attend.
To apply, complete the form below: