All Wales Annual Equality Briefing 2017 - resources for delegates

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Please find attached below copies of  speakers' PowerPoint slides and resources from the recent Wales TUC Cymru Annual All Wales Equality Briefing held in Nantgarw on 20th September 2017.

Included below are some additional resources on the Social Model of Disability, a TUC guide to 'hidden' disabilities/invisible impairments and the TUC's manifesto for disability equality which may be of interest.


   9.15  Registration and tea and coffee

   9.30  Welcome – Beth Davies, Chair of the Wales TUC Equalities Committee [5 mins]

 9.35 Wales TUC campaign update (Menopause, Dying to Work and Hidden Disabilities) – Jo Rees, Wales TUC [20 mins]

 09.55  Disability equality at work – Melanie Jones and Victoria Wass, Cardiff University [30 mins]

10.25   Unconscious bias in the workplace– Juliette Franklin and Rachel Harfield, Slater Gordon solicitors [30 mins]

10.55   Tea and coffee/comfort break [20 mins]

11.15   Wales as a Nation of Sanctuary – Leila Usmani and sanctuary speakers, Cardiff City of Sanctuary/Displaced People in Action [30 mins]

11.45   Equality and Brexit – Ali Harris, Equality and Diversity Forum [30 mins]

12.15   Lunch

13.00   Workshop session 1

  • Rights for carers in the workplaceCarers Wales
  • Age friendly workplaces - Ageing Well in Wales
  • Hidden disabilities (including equality law and reasonable adjustments) -  Slater Gordon solicitors
  • City of Sanctuary – how can your workplace get involved? Displaced People in Action
  • The menopause in the workplace  - Wales TUC
  • Tackling racismWales TUC Education Service

14.30   Workshop session 2

As per the above list except the City of Sanctuary and Tackling Racism workshops will be replaced by:

  • Sexual harassment in the workplaceCwmni Pawb
  • Tackling LGBT+ discriminationWales TUC Education Service

16.00   Close