Tag Archives: disability

News Feature

‘Human catastrophe’


The treatment of disabled people under the Tories is a “human catastrophe” the United Nations has said.   In a damning indictment, the UN Committee... Read More
News Feature

‘Abhorrent’


The Tories have imposed benefit sanctions lasting at least six months on nearly 6,000 sick and disabled people, shocking new figures show.   Department for... Read More
News Feature

A life without limits


They call autism the hidden disability and for some it is even hidden from themselves.   Unite workplace rep Ceri Wright, from Wales, was one... Read More
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‘Still the aliens’


For those on the spectrum, every day is a guessing day – and with it the terrifying thought that something needing logic will happen. It is at... Read More
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Welcome wheelchair ruling


Unite called on bus companies to put in place guidance and procedures for bus drivers following today’s (January 18) Supreme Court ruling over wheelchair spaces... Read More
Quote of the day

Awareness is all


Unite member Paddy Cunningham, a transport worker, suffered from depression which adversely affected his job. He believes awareness of mental health conditions is the most... Read More