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News and press releases for 2018

18/12/2018 - Employment initiatives can have real impact for people with disabilities

12/12/2018 - Talent is everywhere, opportunity is not - disabled people in public life

02/12/2018 - New approach to managing mental health in the workplace

29/11/2018 - Is your workplace welcoming and inclusive? Complete our survey

29/11/2018 - Advice on wearing or displaying emblems in the workplace

20/11/2018 - Good and harmonious relationships in the workplace

19/11/2018 - International Men's Day: Chief Commissioner visits North Belfast Men's Shed

16/11/2018 - Tribunal rules against company in case of woman with eye problems

25/10/2018 - Statement on Key Inequalities in Participation in Public Life 

23/10/2018 - Every Customer Counts - audit and improve your offering

12/10/2018 - Gender pay gap reporting - giving STEM employers a competitive edge

10/10/2018 - Equality Commission disappointed about Supreme Court Judgement

09/10/2018 - Tribunal Award for man denied opportunity to apply for job because of age

03/10/2018 - Equality Commission Publishes Nineteenth Annual Report

25/09/2018 - Fighting for equality boxer settles case against Ulster Provincial Boxing Council

19/09/2018 - Staff attitude to disabled customers can be so important for business success (blog)

17/09/2018 - Gender Pay Reporting - the time  to prepare is now (blog)

13/09/2018 - Sharing this place we call home (blog)

07/09/2018 - Head of NI Civil Service endorses Section 75 leadership guidance

29/08/2018 - No exceptions - no extensions, gold medal winner told

21/08/2018 - Settlement in  sex discrimination case by Limavady council worker

21/08/2018 - Listening to communities - Féile an Phobail (blog)

20/08/2018 - Listening to communities - Eastside Arts Festival (blog)

08/08/2018 - Out and about - listening to the community

04/08/2018 - Equality benefits everyone: Chief Commissioner speaks out in support of Pride

31/07/2018 - Ensuring equality for disabled people by making reasonable adjustments

23/07/2018 - Do we still need Pride? (blog)

20/07/2018 - United Nations has questions for UK Government on equality issues affecting women in NI 

11/07/2018 - Titanic Belfast makes disability and mental health commitments

06/07/2018 - Blood sugar problem at Red Hot Chili Peppers concert

19/06/2018 - Belfast firm pays £25k in settlement of pregnancy discrimination case

19/06/2018 - Breaking the glass ceiling: the need for more women in the boardroom

01/06/2018 - Funding decisions should have been informed by equality assessments

25/05/2018 - Advice for employers: Fair employment monitoring and GDPR 

23/05/2018 - Persistent inequalities in employment need to be tackled (Key Inequalities in Employment in NI)

22/05/2018 - Recruiting fairly: being open, inclusive, fair to all potential applicants

16/05/2018 - Hughes Insurance Signs Charter during Mental Health Awareness Week

16/05/2018 - Lord Dubs to speak on rights and equality at Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement Anniversary event

24/04/2018 - Gender pay reporting - does it apply to Northern Ireland?

19/04/2018 - Equality Commission comment on Border Force recruitment

09/04/2018 - Tackling housing inequalities and understanding diverse needs (blog)

27/03/2018 - Settlement agreed by man asked to leave Belfast Youth Hostel

27/03/2018 - Interactions at work can greatly diminish prejudices (view from the chair)

23/03/2018 - Daughter had to tell father his illness was terminal

15/03/2018 - Equality Matters - perceptions of equality in Northern Ireland

08/03/2018 - Hyster-Yale committed to STEM on International Women’s Day

08/03/2018 -  All women should know, understand and exercise their rights

08/03/2018 - 40th company signs up to Equality Commission STEM Charter

27/02/2018 - A fairer society won’t be created by more monochrome boards (view from the chair)

22/02/2018 - Belfast Health Trust settles mental ill-health case

31/01/2018 - Latest Equality Awareness Survey published - 'A Question of Attitude'

30/01/2018 - Mind your health - Mental Health Charter (view from the chair)

23/01/2018 - Equality Commission welcomes Fawcett Society Sex Discrimination Law Review

08/01/2018 - NI still awaits gender pay gap strategy and reporting regulations

04/01/2018 - Taking one small step to a more equal society (blog)

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