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TUC publish guide to help end discrimination against disabled workers with non-visible impairments

The TUC has issued guidance to help workplace representatives support disabled union members with non-visible impairments. The guide points out that many disabled people do not have visible signs of impairment, such as the use of a mobility aid. And if a person’s impairment is not visibly obvious, their right to reasonable adjustments to aid their access to work may not be as readily recognised. In some cases, a person’s impairment may even be treated with disbelief by colleagues and managers. The guide ‘You Don’t Look Disabled’ provides information on disability discrimination law and case studies showing how problems can be addressed to stop or prevent discrimination. 

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