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£9k settlement for mother made redundant on maternity leave

£9k settlement for mother made redundant on maternity leave
Áine Magorrian took a case against her employers Saliis Ltd with the help of the Equality Commission.

Removing Barriers to Education for Disabled Children - 3 legal cases

Removing Barriers to Education for Disabled Children - 3 legal cases
Families have agreed settlements of claims brought in the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal against three schools.

Denied the opportunity to work: £18k in disability discrimination case

Denied the opportunity to work: £18k in disability discrimination case
Claimant was denied the opportunity to work as a result of her daughter’s disability
 

Blog: Pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work

Blog: Pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work
Blog article for employers by Paul Oakes, Manager of the Advisory Services Team

Training & guidance for Public Authorities: Screening and DAPs

Training & guidance for Public Authorities: Screening and DAPs
Guidance and training on Screening and Disability Action Plans

View from the chair: Equal pay in the spotlight

View from the chair: Equal pay in the spotlight
Chief Commissioner Dr Michael Wardlow's latest 'view from the chair' article.
 

Commissioner Blog: Making strides with PRIDE

Commissioner Blog: Making strides with PRIDE
Commissioner Duane Farrell reflects on the strides NI has made since he first attended Pride in 1999.

Blog article: Mental health in the workplace

Blog article: Mental health in the workplace
by Una Wilson, Advisory Services Team, Equality Commission NI