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Want to stay on the right side of the law? We support businesses and public authorities and help them to promote good practice.
 
How is our work influencing life in Northern Ireland and delivering equality? Learn more about our policy, legal and research work.
 
 

Belfast sisters settle sexual harassment cases for £30k

Belfast sisters settle sexual harassment cases for £30k
The case, settled against Herbel Restaurants (trading as KFC) was assisted by the Equality Commission.

Racial prejudice causes climate of fear for our fellow citizens

Racial prejudice causes climate of fear for our fellow citizens
We have set out some essential priorities in the work to promote racial equality and tackle racist hate crime in NI.

Race case supported by Commission settled with Home Office

Race case supported by Commission settled with Home Office
The Home Office has paid a woman £2,000 in settlement of a claim of alleged racial discrimination at Belfast City Airport.
 

New training - helping employers to stay on the right side of the law

New training - helping employers to stay on the right side of the law
New training sessions for Sept 2016 - Feb 2017 now available

New guidance for Public Authorities on 5yr reviews of equality schemes

New guidance for Public Authorities on 5yr reviews of equality schemes
See our guidance on conducting a 5 year review of an equality scheme.

Sex discrimination still an issue 40 years on from 1976 legislation

Sex discrimination still an issue 40 years on from 1976 legislation
Sex discrimination still an issue 40 years on from 1976 legislation
 

Commission feeds into UN Committee on race equality

Commission feeds into UN Committee on race equality
Submission to UN Committee on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination (UNCERD)

Commission Response to Programme for Government Framework

Commission Response to Programme for Government Framework
The Commission welcomes and strongly supports the focus of the PfG Framework on achieving outcomes.