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Equality updates for employers and mental health cafe event

Equality updates for employers and mental health cafe event
Annual employer equality updates in 4 locations across NI and mental health café event in Belfast (22nd March)

Annual Equality Update for Employers

The Equality Commission is holding an equality update for public and private sector employers at four locations across Northern Ireland.

Monday 8 May, 10am-2pm - City Hotel, L/Derry
Monday 15 May, 10am-2pm - La Mon Hotel, Belfast
(fully booked*)
Monday 5 June, 10am-2pm - Silverbirch Hotel, Omagh
Monday 12 June, 10am-2pm - Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Craigavon
(fully booked*)
Wednesday 21 June, 10am-2pm - Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Craigavon

* You can register to be on our reserve list. We may consider running another Belfast event if there is sufficient demand


  • A summary of key equality issues affecting Northern Ireland
  • An equality update summarising key legal cases of the past year and predicted equality developments for 2017-18
  • The changes employers will need to make in relation to their policies, practices and procedures so that they can continue to meet their obligations under the law.

For further details see full programme>

Key speakers
The event is being run in partnership with the Labour Relations Agency (LRA). Speakers will be Paul Oakes, Manager of Advisory Services at the Equality Commission, David McGrath, Director of Advisory Services at the LRA and Mark McAllister, Senior Employment Relations Officer, LRA. (David will be speaking at the events in May and Mark will be speaking at the events in June).

Who should attend?
Managers and HR professionals in the private, public and voluntary sectors, trade union officials.

Book a FREE place (lunch included)
Choose a location that suits you and email or contact Michael on 028 90500560.

Employer Training Programme: January - June 2017

The Equality Commission's Advisory Services Team have added further sessions to this year's schedule. The training will focus on:

New for 2017!
New training specifically for line managers is also now available:

Many of our training sessions are filling up fast so register now to avoid disappointment.

Full details of all training is available online:

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