The issues we have we departments paying is that they feel unduly
burdened that this has to come from their budget more where the the
adjustment costs a lot rather than small amounts.
They feel it's unfair that departments who do not have staff with
disabilities do not have this increased cost.
Rich, Tammy wrote:
> I would also be interested in responses to this question and would also like to hear from institutions where it is the responsibility of the individual department and what issues arise from that.
> Many thanks
> Tammy Rich | Diversity and Equality
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> From: HE Administrators equal opportunities list [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Sanchia Alasia
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> Subject: Paying for reasonable adjustments
> I would be interested in how your university pays for reasonable
> adjustments for staff with disabilities. Here we do not have a central
> pot, each department pays individually.
> For those of you who have a central pot:
> 1. How is this funded?
> 2. How are applications made to it?
> 3. Is there a cap on how much monetary assistance is given to each
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