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Disability discrimination during covid pandemic

Hi everyone, I’m just wondering if anyone else has suffered disability discrimination in the workplace during then covid pandemic? I had to shield as I’m critically vulnerable, so was furloughed from ...

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Supermarket discrimination advice needed

I was shopping in a UK high street supermarket and at the counter I tried to purchase a lottery ticket. The person serving me asked me to remove my mask. I explained to them that I would prefer not ...

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55+ housing not discrimination but where are the communities for the disabled

Hi, I'm writing to find out how people feel about the 55+ housing rule and to give my take on why although by act (not law) it is not classed as discrimination, housing authorities are discriminating ...

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Disability Discrimination and Your Rights

[Wheelchair user in the library with white headphones around neck] Join us for a special edition of our monthly adult meet up this July as we discuss your legal rights with disability and ...

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I'm being moved to a new role that's completely inappropriate. Is this discrimination?

Good Morning Happy to be here however also sad that I am here to get advice due to issues at work. After 3 years of doing a job I love I am being moved to a role that is completely inappropriate. I ...

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Learning disability in work

Just wanted to talk about disability in work place Having disability in employment is hard beacuse I v always been slow with task I have to do and hard to learn quickly I haven’t done before if ...

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Discrimination advice

Hi, My brother is completely blind and lives alone since his wife died 3yrs ago. He's currently having renovations in his home and is paying a LOT of money for this to an expensive independant ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Parents, carers and disabled parents - 22 Jul 2021

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Disability and sexuality

Most people are sexual beings, and have sexual thoughts, attitudes, feelings, desires, and fantasies. Having a physical or intellectual disability doesn’t change your sexuality and your desire to ...

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Disability discrimination act. Shouldn't be retested for benefits if your health issues won't change

I think that is it's title. And I think that no one should be re tested for benefits if their health issues are not going to change. That should be included in the manifesto.

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Anonymous descriptions of discrimination against disabled actors have emerged

Taken from The Independent: Amy Poehler, Naomie Harris and Jessica Barden are among the 80 actors and entertainment professionals who have signed an open letter against prejudice and discrimination ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Coffee lounge - 9 Apr 2021

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