Disabled Workers Forum
Discussion Forum
Employment - FAQ
Disabled Workers Co-operative
Home About Us Disabled Workers Database Employment eJobs Portal Discussion Forum Directory Support Us Contact
Welcome to the Disabled Workers Co-operative Community

This area is designed as a forum where you can discuss your experiences of disability and employment, ask questions, and pass on advice and experience to others.

To post or reply to a topic you need to register on the Forum 1st. Forum Register
If you are already registered, enter your username and password into the boxes below and click the login button.

FORUM DISCLAIMER

Disabled Workers Co-operative Forum
Disabled Workers Co-operative Forum
Forum Home | Profile | Register | Active Topics | Members | Search | FAQ
 All Forums
 FAQ
 Questions about disability and employment
 Disability Employment Green Card

Note: You must be registered in order to post a reply.
To register, click here. Registration is FREE!

Screensize:
UserName:
Password:
Format Mode:
Format: BoldItalicizedUnderlineStrikethrough Align LeftCenteredAlign Right Horizontal Rule Insert HyperlinkInsert Email Insert CodeInsert QuoteInsert List
   
Message:

* HTML is OFF
* Forum Code is ON
Smilies
Smile [:)] Big Smile [:D] Cool [8D] Blush [:I]
Tongue [:P] Evil [):] Wink [;)] Clown [:o)]
Black Eye [B)] Eight Ball [8] Frown [:(] Shy [8)]
Shocked [:0] Angry [:(!] Dead [xx(] Sleepy [|)]
Kisses [:X] Approve [^] Disapprove [V] Question [?]

   
   

T O P I C    R E V I E W
Cryptic Posted - 25/01/2013 : 01:47:46
I know the Green card was discontinued in replacement of DDA (I believe) but many disabilities were brought forward with the introduction of the DDA categorized as "disabilities of the past".

Now, to get a Green Card must the person (card holder) be IN employment or or not?

Also, is there any way of been able to see the contract of employment, where the employee was employed through the Disability Persons Act?

I ask these because my dad recently got sacked from D.W.P for sickness due to medical operations, major hearing loss (due to his department neglecting him on telephony), Bicuspid Aortic Valve defects (entitled him to DPA) along with others. He is taking legal proceedings but the D.W.P say they have no record of him been a Disabled person through-out his career.
But surely, if he had a Green Card 1990-1995, which is stamped by the JobCentre as mandatory whilst his was working for the JobCentre, then that surely means that they knew about his condition. Right?

Any advice would be hugely beneficial. He is too sick to put a case forward himself so we, as a family are trying to build a case to take to tribunal.
Thanks
1   L A T E S T    R E P L I E S    (Newest First)
Neil Posted - 31/01/2013 : 18:28:35
You are correct the green card was discontinued, therefore you can not apply for one (see other topic 'Green Card ?'). I would suggest you talk to your local CAB and Doctor

Disabled Workers Co-operative Forum © 2003-2012 Disabled Workers Co-operative Go To Top Of Page
Snitz Forums 2000
FORUM DISCLAIMER
Follow Disabled Workers on Facebook

Help Disabled Workers Co-operative. Just by shopping online. Shop with your favourite stores and they'll donate to Disabled Workers Co-operative. Help Disabled Workers Co-operative. Just by shopping online. Shop with your favourite stores and they'll donate to Disabled Workers Co-operative - all without charging you a penny more. Get started raising money for Disabled Workers Co-operative today.


Sponsor this Page

The Disabled Workers Co-operative Ltd. Reg No. 4418227

Charity Reg No.1112402

Make a sonation

[Home] - [Contact] - [Cookie Policy] - [ Privacy Policy] - [ Terms and Conditions ]

© Disabled Workers Co-operative founded 2002