Y&H Regional Disabled Members Training – Disability And Austerity – Exploring the Challenges of Welfare Reform

12th July 2014 10am to 4.30pm

Venue: UNISON (Regional office), Commerce House, Wade Lane, LEEDS LS2 8NJ

The training will aim to cover the impact of austerity measures and welfare reforms on disabled members and how other disabled and non disabled members can be engaged through publicity and campaigning.

  •   Austerity and Welfare Reform – The story so far…
  •  Impact of Welfare Reform
  •  Debunking the Myths – the correlation between austerity measures and hate crime
  •  Fighting Back – UNISON Campaigns
  •  Doing the UNISON Talk

If any members wish to attend, please complete this application form and send it to unisonadministrator@shu.ac.uk.   Attendees do not need to a member of the Regional Disabled Members SOG, but should identify themselves as disabled.

Lunch will be provided. Please indicate if you have any Dietary requirements.  If a Crèche place is required, please book this in advance with Jo Turnbull.   Travel expenses will be covered by the branch.

Deadline to register to attend the training is Friday 4th July 2014.