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Blog: The magic of Mela - celebrating diversity in Northern Ireland

Blog: The magic of Mela - celebrating diversity in Northern Ireland
Blog article by Rev Lesley Carroll, Deputy Chief Commissioner, Equality Commission NI

£11,840 award in disability ruling against Charles Hurst Ltd

£11,840 award in disability ruling against Charles Hurst Ltd
Tribunal awards £11,840 to woman in disability discrimination case against Charles Hurst Ltd

£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.
 

The importance of recruiting fairly - getting it right

The importance of recruiting fairly - getting it right
The Chief Commissioner's latest 'view from the chair' article.

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
 

Equality Commission NI publishes 17th Annual Report

Equality Commission NI publishes 17th Annual Report
Annual Report covering period 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017.

Brexit and equality protections in Northern Ireland

Brexit and equality protections in Northern Ireland
Equality Commission reiterates the importance of protecting Northern Ireland’s equality law framework.

United Nations raises concern for people with disabilities in NI

United Nations raises concern for people with disabilities in NI
UN Committee concerned over the levels of protection for disabled people in NI.