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How is our work influencing life in Northern Ireland and delivering equality? Learn more about our policy, legal and research work.


Working for fairer employment in Northern Ireland
is a key area of policy work for us.

Read more about our legal work, research
and policy positions.
Select an option below:

Employment Research

Key Inequalities Statement

Key inequalities and differences in employment from data spanning 2007-2016

Employer & Employee Surveys
Shaping welcoming & inclusive workplaces

Equality in the workplace

Good Practice

Further information about employment equality law and best practice in the workplace can be found in our employer's section

Formal Investigation
Treatment of pregnant workers and mothers in Northern Ireland workplaces

Employment monitoring

Monitoring Report No.32

See our latest Fair Employment Monitoring Report which profiles NI's workforce by community background and sex. It also looks at trends over time (based on 2021 data)

Consultation Responses
See our employment related
Consultation Responses