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News and press releases for 2016

30/12/2016 - Synergy Learning, Holywood, committed to getting IT right for women

15/12/2016 - Student settles case against Applegreen

06/12/2016 - Equality Commission publishes 26th Monitoring Report

06/12/2016 - Handling pregnancy/maternity issues benefits staff and employers

29/11/2016 - Investigation into pregnancy and maternity at work

19/11/2016 - Transgender Day of Remembrance

17/11/2016 - Labour Relations Agency signs up to 'Every Customer Counts' initiative

08/11/2016 - Ashers ruling not a defeat for religious or any other freedoms

27/10/2016 - Causeway Coast & Glens Council signs up to 'Every Customer Counts' initiative

24/10/2016 - Court rules cake case was discrimination

24/10/2016 - Equality Commission statement: Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd

21/10/2016 - Commission meets with Newry, Mourne and Down Councillors

20/10/2016 - Equality Commission welcomes appointment of new commissioners

19/10/2016 - Employers sign up to new Mental Health Charter

13/10/2016 - NI Assembly signs up to 'Every Customer Counts' initiative 

12/10/2016 - Submission to UN Human Rights Inquiry: UK Children's Rights

11/10/2016 - Northern Ireland's recruitment and employment laws were ground breaking

06/10/2016   Annual Report 2015-2016 published

04/10/2016 - ECRI Report reinforces Equality Commission Recommendations

23/09/2016 - Pregnancy and maternity still a problem for women at work

13/08/2016 - Recognising challenges faced by disabled people in employment

25/08/2016 - Women in Business Award  2016 - Apply now for the 'diversity in the workplace' award

17/08/2016 - Belfast sisters settle sexual harassment cases for £30k

16/08/2016 - Helping employers to stay on the right side of the law

11/08/2016 - Racial prejudice causes climate of fear for our fellow citizens

05/08/2016 - Equality Commission speaks out to support Pride 2016

20/07/2016 - Race case supported by Commission settled with Home Office

19/07/2016 - Commission Response to Programme for Government Framework

06/07/2016 - Agri body pays £47,500 in sex discrimination settlements

05/07/2016 - Sex discrimination still an issue 40 years on from 1976 legislation

01/07/2016 - Commission rescinds decision on Newry & Mourne Council compliance

21/06/2016 - Appointments to the Equality Commission

13/06/2016 - 10 years of age discrimination legislation

02/06/2016 - Equality Commission welcomes removal of blood decision ban

18/05/2016 - Diversity could be key factor in reversing business Rainbow 'brain drain'

16/05/2016 - Commission calls for Sexual Orientation Strategy for NI

13/05/2016 - Guidance for service providers following Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd

10/05/2016 - Discrimination laws protect us all and help create a fairer society

12/04/2016 - Poverty is a condition that makes everyone in society worse off

16/03/2016 - Equality Commission response to Court of Appeal decision on blood donation

15/03/2016 - First rule of selling: make it easy for everyone to buy

09/03/2016 - International Women's Day - Belfast launch of 2016 Women's Manifesto

02/03/2016 - Building our communities - key inequalities in housing in NI

24/02/2016 - Commission comment on teacher exception

16/02/2016 - Equality, fairness and inclusion are key to a bright future

10/02/2016 - Programme for Government: Equality Commission's recommendations

20/01/2016 - Fire_Service_rescue_of_disabled_student_was_final_straw

19/01/2016 - Why employers can benefit from having an Equality Plan

14/01/2016 - £50,000 for finance manager made redundant after having baby
 




 

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