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    “It’s about including people – as simple as that. Let’s be a shining example of equality in action – it’s what we’re all about isn’t it?!” The Equality Act 2010 places statutory duties on political parties. It covers: Branches, constituencies, regional and national structures, Staff, officers, candidates, representatives and volunteers, Services to members including meetings, events and campaigns, Political activities, and Positive action. The duties under the Act are continuing. They are not about doing something once. The duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled people is anticipatory. It is not about waiting for a disabled person to ask for changes […]
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    These are the amendments submitted by the Labour Party Disabled Members Group to the Labour Party policy process Work and Business: Page 7 line 45 add at end: “Disability harassment is a particular problem for disabled people at work, and we will legislate to outlaw bullying and harassment in the workplace, introduce a Dignity at Work Act, and reinstate the third party harassment aspects of the Equality Act 2010 to protect people who are harassed by members of the public while at work.” “Labour will introduce: A statutory right to disability leave to challenge abuse of sickness absence to get rid […]
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