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Transgender Day of Remembrance - 20 Nov 2016

Transgender Day of Remembrance - 20 Nov 2016

Sunday 20 November is Transgender day of Remembrance and the Equality Commission has been taking part in a week of events to mark the occasion.

Pregnancy and maternity still a problem for women at work

Pregnancy and maternity still a problem for women at work
Pregnancy and maternity is still a problem for women in the workplace.

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.
 

Investigation into pregnancy and maternity at work - new guidance

Investigation into pregnancy and maternity at work - new guidance
Half of women who responded believe that their career opportunities have been negatively affected.

Labour Relations Agency signs up to ‘Every Customer Counts’

Labour Relations Agency signs up to ‘Every Customer Counts’

The Equality Commission has welcomed the Labour Relations Agency as the latest signatory to its ‘Every Customer Counts’ initiative.

Ashers ruling not a defeat for religious or any other freedoms

Ashers ruling not a defeat for religious or any other freedoms
'Ashers ruling not a defeat for religious or any other freedoms' says Dr Michael Wardlow
 

Gender Equality - policy priorities and recommendations

Gender Equality - policy priorities and recommendations
The Commission has refined and developed its gender equality policy priorities and recommendations.

Court rules cake case was discrimination

Court rules cake case was discrimination
Commission welcomes the judgement by the NI Appeal Court in the case of Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd.

Equality Commission statement: Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd

Equality Commission statement: Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd
Equality Commission statement: Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd