Archive | May, 2017

2017 Events

Stress Awareness and Emotional Resilience Workshop for members: hosted in Equality Commission for NI Visual Awareness Briefing: Dept of Health Stress Awareness and Emotional Resilience Workshop: Local Government Staff Commission, hosted in Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council Autism briefing: Dept of Health Autism briefing: The Executive Office NIE Networks: Disability Good Practice Update Suicide Awareness […]

Upcoming Event: Disability Positive Seminar

Employers for Disability NI has chosen “Disability Positive” as the theme for our annual June member event.  This half-day seminar, kindly hosted by one of our Lead Partners, Translink, will take place on Friday, 23 June 2017 from 9.30am – 1.00pm in Training Room, Floor 1a, Translink Training Facility, 22 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 […]

Psychometric Testing and Reasonable Adjustments

Dominic McCanny, Chartered Psychologist and former Board Member of Employers for Disability NI, has provided insight and advice on the need to make reasonable adjustments when using psychometric testing, specifically in reference to a recent case involving someone on the autism spectrum in GB. Read Dominic’s blog here: Website Psychometric Tests and Reasonable Adjustments – […]

Carer of Disabled Child Wins Case

A Tribunal has found that an advice giving service in North Belfast – the Ardoyne Association – discriminated against a woman who worked for them as an advisor, contrary to the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. The Tribunal awarded Maria McKeith, who was supported by the Equality Commission, £18,886 in compensation.  Read Equality Commission for NI […]