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Diversity key factor in reversing the business rainbow 'brain drain'

Diversity key factor in reversing the business rainbow 'brain drain'
Diversity could be key factor in reversing business Rainbow 'brain drain'

Fire Service rescue of disabled student was final straw

Fire Service rescue of disabled student was final straw
Claire took her case with the assistance of the Equality Commission.

£50,000 for finance manager made redundant after having baby

£50,000 for finance manager made redundant after having baby
A finance manager who was made redundant following her maternity leave has settled a claim against her employer.
 

STEM employer equality network events for June 2016

STEM employer equality network events for June 2016
New Stem Network events - 9th and 14th June in Belfast and L/Derry.

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.

Public Sector Seminar: Promoting Accessible Services

Public Sector Seminar: Promoting Accessible Services
Tuesday 14 June, 9:30am-1pm at Malone House, Belfast
 

Commission calls for Sexual Orientation Strategy for NI

Commission calls for Sexual Orientation Strategy for NI
This is LGB&T Awareness Week (15th-22nd May) and the Equality Commission is calling on the new Executive to produce a Sexual Orientation Strategy for Northern Ireland.

Programme for Government: Equality Commission's recommendations

Programme for Government: Equality Commission's recommendations
Programme for Government and Budget: Equality Commission recommendations

Commission response to Court of Appeal decision on blood donation

Commission response to Court of Appeal decision on blood donation
Equality Commission response to Court of Appeal decision on blood donation