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Accessibility Statement

Irish Congress of Trade Unions is committed to ensuring that this website is accessible to everyone. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions please contact us.

Accesskeys

Most browsers support jumping to specific links by typing keys defined on the web site. On Windows, you can press ALT + an access key; on Macintosh, you can press Control + Alt + an access key. All pages on this website have the following accesskeys:

s - Skip to page content
1 - Home page
3 - Sitemap
8 - Privacy statement
9 - Contact us
0 - Accessibility statement

Standards Compliance

We have tried to ensure that this site complies with the following standards:

  • Accessibility: all pages were developed to conform with the Double A rating of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines v1.0
  • HTML: the HyperText Markup Language code that underpins this site validates to the XHTML 1.0 Strict standard
  • CSS: the Cascading Style Sheets that define the structure and look of this site validates to W3C standards

Design & Coding

  • This site uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to define structure and layout. If your browser does not support CSS or if you turn disable CSS support the content of each page is still readable.
  • Structured semantic markup has been used for the pages. H1 tags are used for main titles, H2 tags for subtitles and so on.
  • Links are generally written to make sense out of context.
  • All fonts are scalable allowing users to define the base font size.
  • All forms are coded using LABEL and ID attributes.
  • All content images contain descriptive ALT attributes.

Adobe PDF & Microsoft Word Content

Some pages contain Adobe PDF and Microsoft Word content. Please visit the Adobe website for information on PDF accessibility, and the Microsoft website for information on accessibility.