Public Services Committee meets trade union representatives to discuss workforce rights for young disabled people
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On Wednesday 29 November, the House of Lords Public Services Committee is continuing its evidence sessions for its inquiry exploring the transition from education to employment for young disabled people.
In the week that the United Nations holds its 2023 International Day of Persons with Disabilities (on Sunday 3 December 2023), the Committee is hearing from trade union representatives on the challenges young disabled people face during recruitment or when employed. The session will also focus on the enforcement of workplace rights and the support available to employers and employees.
- What are the top-line barriers are for young disabled people when moving into work?
- What do the best employers do to employ and support young disabled people?
- How could more employers be encouraged and supported to adopt good practices?
- What are the consequences for young disabled people when their rights are not upheld in the workplace and during recruitment processes?
- How far are workplace rights effectively enforced?
- What key policy interventions would you recommend?