A leaked government report has revealed the “disturbing” levels of discrimination, bullying and harassment faced by disabled civil servants

The report, obtained by Disability News Service, also reveals that many disabled civil servants – who are no longer eligible for support from the Access to Work (ATW) scheme – are facing a “real fight” to secure the workplace adjustments they need to do their job.

The report was prepared for the Civil Service Task Group on Disability earlier this year, but has never been published.

A survey of staff in 2009 found disabled civil servants were three times more likely than those who were not disabled to report experiencing bullying, harassment or discrimination, results that were echoed in last year’s survey.

Read more: http://www.candocango.com/disabled-civil-servants-facing-discrimination-bullying-and-harassment/#ixzz1WIoNG7Wq

 

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