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News and press releases for 2020

16/12/2020 - Cinema group commits to scheme to improve access for disabled people (press release)

08/12/2020 - The Equal Pay Act (NI) 1979 is 50 years old this (article)

05/12/2020 - Equality and Human Rights Protections Post-Brexit (article)

03/12/2020 - Former midwifery student settles case against Queen's University Belfast (press release)

03/12/2020 - 25 years later, the Disability Discrimination Act is as essential as ever (article)

03/12/2020 - Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities (Press release)

01/12/2020 - Statement on the review of hate crime legislation (statement)

01/12/2020 - Plasterer settles case for £12,500 against NI Housing Executive (press release)

25/11/2020 - Carrickfergus Photonics Company signs up to Equality Commission STEM Charter (press release)

23/11/2020 - Hate Crime: policy priorities and recommendations (statement)

10/11/2020 - Change, challenge and uncertainty - a toxic mix for some employees (article)

26/10/2020 - Women and participation in public life (blog)

14/10/2020 - UK Internal Market Bill must address human rights  and equality concerns (press release)

13/10/2020 - Face coverings and the law (article)

07/10/2020 - The need for childcare is greater than ever (press release)

02/10/2020 - Equality Commission investigation report into Department of Finance (press release)

01/10/2020 - Briefing on the Internal Market Bill (briefing paper)

30/09/2020 - Advice for Service Providers - Protecting the rights of disabled people in the context of the wearing of face coverings (advice note)

18/09/2020 - Access to toilets key to independence for disabled people (press release)

15/09/2020 - As we strive for recovery, can we ensure that no one gets left behind? (article)

14/09/2020 - Race Equality Strategy 2015-25 - Now is the time for Racial Equality (press release)

14/09/2020 - Race equality platform article (article)

18/08/2020 - What employers do next could help build  a better, more equal society (article)

06/08/2020 - Improving access to political and public life for disabled people (press release)

24/07/2020 - Equality Commission supporting Belfast Pride 2020 online (press release)

23/07/2020 - Annual Report published - Chief Commissioner considers new challenges (press release)

21/07/2020 - Redundancy during Covid-19 pandemic (article)

07/07/2020 - Data is a vital component in tackling the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic (press release)

03/07/2020 - Covid-19 and Education - Equality  Considerations (press release)

02/07/2020 - A sad reality - redundancy and the coronavirus (advice note)

25/06/2020 - Opening outdoor spaces for business requires planning and creativity (press release)

24/06/2020 - Equality law covers children with special educational needs without a place for new term (press release)

23/06/2020 - Childcare - an issue for everyone (article)

17/06/2020 - Northern Ireland – what can we do about racism? (press release)

11/06/2020 - Childcare and its role in the return to work after lockdown (press release)

11/06/2020 - Every Customer Counts - Assisting retailers (press release)

10/06/2020 - Respecting the rights of disabled people in the return to work (press release)

08/06/2020 - Ensuring equality for disabled people in work after lockdown return-to-work (advice note)

05/06/2020 - Racism and inequality in any form is unacceptable (statement)

26/05/2020 - Caring for the carers after lockdown (article)

21/05/2020 - Concerns Education inequalities could worsen in response to Covid-19 crisis (press release)

21/05/2020 - Global Access Awareness Day 2020 (blog)

19/05/2020 - Section 75 data: using evidence in policy making - a signposting guide (advice note)

14/05/2020 - Caring  responsibilities and returning to work after lockdown (advice note)

30/04/2020 -  Face masks - overcoming  the barriers they pose to communications (advice note)

29/04/2020 - Protecting your staff and business during the Covid-19 pandemic (article)

21/04/2020 - Section 75 duties when developing Covid-19 related policies (advice note)

16/04/2020 - Protecting pregnant employees during the Covid-19 (advice note)

07/04/2020 - People with disabilities must not be left behind by response to Convid-19 (blog)

06/04/2020 - Furlough leave - advice note for employers (advice note)

01/04/2020 - Equality matters in extraordinary times (blog)

31/03/2020 - Difficult times, difficult decisions (article)

24/03/2020 - Annual Monitoring Returns update re: COVID-19 Coronavirus (notice)

23/03/2020 - All employer training sessions postponed until further notice (notice)

18/03/2020 - Equality Commission public notice re: Convid-19/Coronavirus (notice)

03/03/2020 - IMNI to establish Disability Forum and calls for Government action (press release)

03/03/2020 - Working together towards a fairer and more shared society (article)

11/02/2020 - Fair Employment Monitoring Report No.29 published (press release)

04/02/2020 - Gender pay gap reporting should follow GB lead (article)

22/01/2020 - Equality Commission publishes two investigation reports (press release)

16/01/2020 - Transgender woman settles case against Debenhams (press release)