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Age discrimination decision against Gallaher Ltd

Age discrimination decision against Gallaher Ltd
Employee was excluded from enhanced severance package because of his age

Sexual harassment case settled for £35,000

Sexual harassment case settled for £35,000
Sales advisor in an O2 Store in Belfast settles case.

£20,000 Tribunal award in Fair Employment case

£20,000 Tribunal award in Fair Employment case
Helen Scott v Stevenson & Reid Ltd, Belfast
 

Workers of all ages are entitled to equal treatment

Workers of all ages are entitled to equal treatment
Chief Commissioner Dr Michael Wardlow looks at age in the workplace

Blog: Addressing sexual harassment in the workplace

Blog: Addressing sexual harassment in the workplace
Practical procedures employers can use to address sexual harassment at work.

Fair Employment Monitoring Report published

Fair Employment Monitoring Report published
Equality Commission publishes its annual Fair Employment Monitoring Report for 2016
 

Conference: Bringing disability rights to Northern Ireland - 30 Jan 2018

Conference: Bringing disability rights to Northern Ireland - 30 Jan 2018
Bringing Disability Rights Home: Realising the UNCRPD in NI

Section 75 report for consultation. Response deadline 31 Jan 2018

Section 75 report for consultation. Response deadline 31 Jan 2018
Acting on the evidence of public authority practices

NI still awaits gender pay gap strategy & reporting regulations

NI still awaits gender pay gap strategy & reporting regulations
NI still awaits gender pay gap strategy and reporting regulations