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Calls to boycott Asher’s products unhelpful to promoting equality

Calls to boycott Asher’s products unhelpful to promoting equality
Calls to boycott Asher’s products unhelpful to promoting equality.

Court rules cake case was discrimination

Court rules cake case was discrimination
The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland welcomes the judgement in Belfast County Court today in the case of Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd.

Court Decision: Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd

Court Decision: Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd
The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland welcomes the judgement given today in Belfast in the case of Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd.
 

Equality update for North West employers

Equality update for North West employers

First outing for Equality Update event in North West

A key event for employers and businesses comes to the North West on 9 June, when the Equality Commission brings its Employer Equality Update to the Millennium Forum.

Invitation to tender: ISO 9001 accreditation services

Invitation to tender: ISO 9001 accreditation services
We are seeking to obtain ISO 9001 accreditation services in relation to our business improvement programme.

Offering best value and best service to all makes best business sense

Offering best value and best service to all makes best business sense

Chief Commissioner Michael Wardlow explains what protection against age discrimination for people accessing goods, facilities and services means for businesses.

 

New article: Uncomfortable Conversations

New article: Uncomfortable Conversations
If we took time to look at our past through a lens of generosity we might be able to reimagine a shared future which embraces the needs of the ‘other’.

Equality Commission welcomes appointment of new Commissioners

Equality Commission welcomes appointment of new Commissioners
The Equality Commission has welcomed the appointment of eleven new Commissioners.

Commission calls for a strengthened Racial Equality Strategy

Commission calls for a strengthened Racial Equality Strategy
International Day for the elimination of Racial Discrimination