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News and press releases for 2017


21/12/2017 - Workers of all ages are entitled to equal treatment

18/12/2017 - Sexual harassment in the workplace (blog)

07/12/2017 - Age discrimination decision against Gallaher Ltd

05/12/2017 - Commission welcomes Criminal Justice Inspectorate’s report on hate crime

01/12/2017 - Concern issued for disability rights protections

29/11/2017 - Fair Employment Monitoring Report published for 2016 (No.27)

28/11/2017 - Sexual harassment case settled for £35,000

24/11/2017 - Equality Commission comments on tweet

21/11/2017 - Is Fair Employment legislation still needed?

20/11/2017 - Transgender Day of Remembrance

14/11/2017 - The impact of welfare reform on disabled people (blog)

13/11/2017 - NI Anti-Bullying Week: 13-16-November 2017 (blog)

13/11/2017 - Chief Commissioner welcomes Anti-Bullying Week

09/11/2017 - Sexual harassment at work: reported cases up 31% over 5 years (blog)

06/11/2017 - Chief Commissioner condemns racially motivated hate crime

26/10/2017 - Joint Declaration of Protection - NI Employment Relations Roundtable

25/10/2017 - Northern Ireland's equality laws must be protected in Brexit Bill

25/10/2017 - £20,000 Tribunal award in Fair Employment case

24/10/2017 - Brexit focus must retain equality during uncertainty

20/10/2017 - Settlement results in safe place for children with rare allergies

20/10/2017 - Gold Investors in People Award for Equality Commission

18/10/2017 - Annual review of our work 2016-17 published

17/10/2017 - What is age but a number? (blog)

10/10/2017 - World Mental Health Day 2017 - Mental health at work

06/10/2017 - Some thoughts on the The Executive Office's good relations indicators (blog)

02/10/2017 - Complaints of discrimination 2016 - 2017 (ECNI report)

28/09/2017 - Commission investigation into complaint against former Lisburn City Council

14/09/2017 - Equality Commission NI publishes 17th Annual Report 2016-17

07/09/2017 - The magic of Mela - celerating diverity in NI (blog)

05/09/2017 - Brexit and equality protections in Northern Ireland

01/09/2017 - £11,840 award in disability ruling against Charles Hurst Ltd

01/09/2017 - United Nations raises concern for people with disabilities in NI

30/08/2017 - Commission update on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

29/08/2017 - The importance of recruiting fairly - getting it right

24/08/2017 - The Equality Commission is supporting Foyle Pride 2017

23/08/2017 - Report to UN calls on UK to improve disability rights record

10/08/2017 - £9,000 settlement for mother made redundant on maternity leave

10/08/2017 - Pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work remains a pressing issue (blog)

05/08/2017 - Supporting Pride 2017

01/08/2017 - Equal pay in the spotlight

26/07/2017 - Making strides with Pride (blog)

04/07/2017 - Mental health at work (blog)

29/06/2017 - Equality and good relations must be a priority as UK exits EU

21/06/2017 - Refugee Week: 19-25 June 2017 (blog)

20/06/2017 - Housing and communities key inequalities: Commission statement

16/06/2017 - Commission investigates Dept for Communities funding decisions

15/06/2017 - Investment in Childcare must be a policy priority (blog)

12/06/2017 - Sex discrimination law review - Fawcett Society consultation

06/06/2017 - Accepting and embracing difference in the workplace

31/05/2017 - Removing barriers to education for disabled children - 3 legal cases

15/05/2017 - Discrimination by association - what is it? (blog)

09/05/2017 - Denied the opportunity to work: £18k in disability discrimination case

09/05/2017 - Businesses should anticipate the needs of disabled customers

03/05/2017 - Home should be a safe place - for us all (blog)

12/04/2017 - Sexual harassment case supported by Commission settled for £6,000

06/04/2017 - Discrimination on the ground of political opinion (blog)

04/04/2017 - Challenging inequalities in education - Chief Commissioner's statement

29/03/2017 - Brexit: Equality Commission recommendations as UK exits EU

21/03/2017 - International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

16/03/2017 - Council of Europe Committee endorses need for reform of race equality laws (blog)

14/03/2017 - Progress needed on Age GFS Legislation for goods, facilities and services

10/03/2017 - People with learning disabilities "a problem that needs to be solved"

08/03/2017 - Gender equality must be a priority (blog)

07/03/2017 - Investigation Report: Executive Office should consult young people for age discrimination legislation

24/02/2017 - Decision in political opinion discrimination case

20/02/2017 - Disability rights in Northern Ireland: UKIM report and supplementary submission

16/02/2017 - Equal pay success for Avoca baristas supported by the Equality Commission

15/02/2017 - Libraries NI signs up to 'Every Customer counts' initiative

14/02/2017 - Being mindful of mental ill health in the workplace

25/01/2017 - Annual meeting of human rights and equality commissions

17/01/2017 - Changing laws is easier than changing people’s attitudes

16/01/2017 - Annual meeting of human rights and equality commissions

 

 

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