Monthly Archives: November 2010

The End of Disabilty Discrimination – Perhaps not!

This week we celebrate the 40th birthday of the first piece of disability discrimination legislation. A long time before the Disability Discrimination Act, which first arrived onto the statute books in 1995, was the Chronically Sick and Disabled Person’s Act. … Continue reading

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Bullying in The Armed Forces

How could I let last night’s episode of The Accused, shown on BBC1, go by without making a comment? It is impossible to know the extent of the bullying that takes place in the armed forces; the representation in the … Continue reading

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Cyber Bullying – not just a school issue – a worker’s perspective

Think Before You Click the Send Button Whilst recognising the problems being faced by young people at school at the hands of the cyber-bully, we should not forget that many people at work also suffering the same difficulty. Often in … Continue reading

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The right to vote – an equality issue!

Is the vote a right or a responsibility. Either way it is an equality issue. If a person is found guilt of a crime, should they have their right to vote removed? They are being prejudiced against – this is … Continue reading

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