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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
 

Employer Training Programme: September 2017 - December 2017

Employer Training Programme: September 2017 - December 2017
New employer training sessions for Autumn 2017 - book online now

Accepting and embracing difference in the workplace

Accepting and embracing difference in the workplace
Chief Commissioner Dr Michael Wardlow's latest 'view from the chair' article.

Employer's Blog: Discrimination by association – what is it?

Employer's Blog: Discrimination by association – what is it?
Blog article for employers by Eileen Lavery, Head of Policy at the Equality Commission
 

Blog article: Mental health in the workplace

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

Equality and good relations must be a priority as UK exits EU

Equality and good relations must be a priority as UK exits EU
Equality and good relations must be a priority as UK exits EU

The Armed Forces Covenant in Northern Ireland

The Armed Forces Covenant in Northern Ireland
The Equality Commission’s written evidence for the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee