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News and press releases for 2015

17/12/2015 - Chief Commissioner welcomes refugees to Northern Ireland

10/12/2015 - Equality Commission welcomes agreement on racial equality strategy

08/12/2015 - Equality Commission publishes 25th Monitoring Report

04/12/2015 - The pressing need for a Racial Equality Strategy

03/12/2015 - International Day of Persons with a Disability

17/11/2015 - 20 years of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 – what’s changed for businesses?

16/11/2015 - Investigation Report on Dept for Social Development’s compliance with its Equality Scheme commitments

10/11/2015 - Commission publishes 15th annual report 2014-15

09/11/2015 - Marking 20 years of the Disability Discrimination Act

29/10/2015 - Commission reiterates support for introduction of same sex marriage

22/10/2015 - Woman made to retire at 63 settles age discrimination case

20/10/2015 - Business has a role in education

19/10/2015 - South West employer equality update, Enniskillen 25th Nov

12/10/2015 - Equality Commission comment on security alerts at PSNI recruitment events

06/10/2015 - Making a difference for our children - Key Inequalities in Education

28/09/2015 - Commission responds to OFMdFM consultation on Age Law Reform

23/09/2015 - Officer settles discrimination case against PSNI for £11,250

22/09/2015 - Under-representation of women on business boards

14/09/2015 - Recognising and dealing with unconscious bias: free events for STEM employers

14/09/2015 - Equality Commission comments on publication of Assembly Education Committee’s Shared Education Report

11/09/2015 - Magherafelt and Dungannon companies working towards gender balance in STEM careers

09/09/2015 - Ensuring Northern Ireland responds to the needs of refugees

27/08/2015 - Conference on extending the law on age discrimination

25/08/2015 - Why diverse workforces present business opportunities

31/07/2015 - Equality Commission marks twenty five years of Pride

29/07/2015 - Two claimants with hearing loss settle cases against public bodies

28/07/2015 - Extending age discrimination law for all

20/07/2015 - Employer Training Programme: Sept 2015 - Jan 2016

09/07/2015 - Chief Commissioner's blog: Learning to live together

27/05/2015 - Equality Commission comment on Newry & Mourne Council Report into naming of McCreesh Park

26/05/2015 - Chief Commissioner reflects on the facts of Ashers decision

26/05/2015 - What the Ashers decision means for business

22/05/2015 - Calls to boycott Asher’s products unhelpful to promoting equality

19/05/2015 - Court rules cake case was discrimination

19/05/2015 - Court Decision: Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd

15/05/2015 - Equality update for North West employers

13/05/2015 - Two race harassment cases against restaurant chain settle for £19,000

29/04/2015 - Equality Commission statement on Ashers case

21/04/2015 - Offering best value and best service to all makes best business sense

17/04/2015 - Uncomfortable Conversations - reimagining a shared future

27/03/2015 - Equality Commission has welcomed the appointment of eleven new Commissioners

21/03/2015 - Commission calls for a strengthened Racial Equality Strategy

20/03/2015 - Ards traders welcome disabled customers

18/03/2015 - Equality Commission statement on upcoming Ashers case

18/03/2015 - Businesses must not be blind to disability law

12/03/2015 - Guide dog owner settles case with Bangor restaurant

09/03/2015 - International Women's Day 2015 - Let's vote for change 

23/02/2015 - Disability still tops discrimination complaints

19/02/2015 - Proposed changes to law on age discrimination

17/02/2015 - Pregnancy, maternity and employment in NI

13/02/2015 - Commission comments on naming of McCreesh Park

13/02/2015 - Commission comments on Tribunal decision

06/02/2015 - Commission responds to conscience clause proposal

21/01/2015 - Formal investigation visits Fermanagh

17/02/2015 - Pregnancy, maternity and employment in NI

14/01/2015 - Investigation into pregnancy/ maternity in the workplace

13/01/2015 - Why age discrimination law reform is needed

05/01/2015 - Appointments to the Equality Commission for 2015


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