Disability rights

Why Managers Are Vital to Supporting Disabled People Back Into The Workforce

Written by Jermaine Haughton, The Chartered Management Institute UK Unemployment is high for disabled people – but vocational rehabilitation services and flexible managers will help change that. Employers are missing out on millions of talented and qualified people with a disability, who offer skills that would add to their team’s productivity and performance. Worsened by …

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Covid-19: An accelerant for inclusion in the workplace

By Gcobisa Ntshona, Human Resources Director at LexisNexis South Africa As we embrace a new way of working, considering the perspectives and circumstances of your entire workforce – including people who might otherwise have been excluded or marginalised – has fast become one of the most crucial aspects of a company’s survival in these trying …

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Launch of the COVID-19 Disability Rights Monitor Dashboard

Since 20 April 2020, through a global survey, the COVID-19 Disability Rights Monitor (DRM) has been gathering data to conduct rapid independent monitoring of state measures concerning persons with disabilities in the context of the pandemic. Today, the initiative reaches a new milestone with the launch of the COVID-19 DRM Dashboard that allows the public to explore the …

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