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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

Pregnancy and maternity at work - your employment rights

Pregnancy and maternity at work - your employment rights
 Learn more about your rights during pregnancy, during maternity leave and returning to work.
 

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

Businesses should anticipate the needs of disabled customers

Businesses should anticipate the needs of disabled customers
Chief Commissioner Dr Michael Wardlow's latest 'view from the chair'.

Guidance for service providers following Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd

Guidance for service providers following Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd
See our guidance, short guide to the law and model policy for service providers.
 

Fawcett Society: sex discrimination law review

Fawcett Society: sex discrimination law review
The Fawcett Society has launched a sex discrimination law review which will include a consideration of the sex equality legislation in NI.

New blog post: Home should be a safe place - for us all

New blog post: Home should be a safe place - for us all
Blog article by Chief Commissioner Dr Michael Wardlow

Blog: Discrimination on the ground of political opinion

Blog: Discrimination on the ground of political opinion
 Discrimination on the ground of political opinion