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Promoting Employment for Disabled People


Cost: Free

This session will look at the management of disability in the workplace with a particular emphasis on the reasonable adjustment duty and promotion of equality of opportunity for disabled applicants and employees. It is aimed at employers who already have a knowledge of the key provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995.

Session overview:

  • Identifying the barriers to recruitment and retention of those with disabilities
  • Developing effective strategies to reduce and minimise these barriers
  • Positive action and the DDA
  • The reasonable adjustment duty
  • What is reasonable?
  • Case law
  • Good practice

Dates and venues

6 February 2020, 10:00 - 13:00
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Craigavon, Craigavon, BT66 6NJ

Cost: Free

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11 March 2020, 10:00 - 13:00
La Mon Hotel, Belfast, BT23 5RF

Cost: Free

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We reserve the right to cancel or amend the timings of these sessions.

We appreciate as much notice of cancellation by delegates as possible, so that we can re-allocate the place. Delegates may cancel their booking by email or by phone.

Delegates are responsible for any charges incurred during attendance at the session.

We are happy to share our training materials with guidance on their use from commission staff.

Event organiser

Equality Commission NI
Equality House
7-9 Shaftesbury Square
United Kingdom

028 90 500 560
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