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News and press releases for 2021

22/12/2021 - What can employers learn from last year’s discrimination cases? (article)

16/12/2021 - Call to alleviate food shortages for Jewish community (press release)

25/11/2021 -  Equality Commission response to PSNI hate motivation statistics (press release)

23/11/2021 - First joint board meeting of Commissions following Brexit (press release)

23/11/2021 - Race and the workplace (article)

11/11/2021 - Investigation report presented to Parliament 

10/11/2021 - Let’s talk about race in the workplace (press release)

29/10/2021 - Statement from Equality Commission Chief Commissioner on the Spend Local card scheme

27/10/2021 - When is someone too old to work? (article)

07/10/2021 - Woman with cancer settles case against Yellow Door Ltd for £40k (press release)

29/09/2021 - Investigation finds NI Office failed to comply with its Equality Scheme commitments (press release)

28/09/2021 - View from the Chair: Autism and Recruitment (article)

24/09/2021 - Recruiting disabled people – Selection tests and interviews (blog)

24/09/2021 - Disability discrimination case settled against PSNI & Honeycomb Jobs Ltd (press release)

09/09/2021 - EU Vice President meets Commissions in Belfast (press release)

01/09/2021 - New Chairperson for Disability Forum (press release)

31/08/2021 - Disability harassment - are you sure this couldn't happen in your business? (article)

12/08/2021 - Former B&M Worker Settles Disability Discrimination Case (press release)

04/08/2021 - Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council sign up to Mental Health Charter (press release)

03/08/2021 - The troubling face of sexual harassment in the workplace (article)

30/07/2021 - Decision in sexual harassment case against Bank of Ireland (press release)

28/07/2021 - Equality Commission supporting Pride 2021 (press release)

23/07/2021 - Statement on commentary relating to Asylum Seekers (statement)

22/07/2021 - Disability discrimination case on BSL sign language settled (press release)

19/07/2021 - Equality Commission’s Annual Report 2020-21 published (press release)

09/07/2021 - Women’s Participation in Public life in Northern Ireland (blog)

08/07/2021 - Workplace row over Pride posters settled (press release)

06/07/2021 - STEM careers - open the door to women (article)

22/06/2021 - House of Lords introductory inquiry into operation of the NI Protocol (submission)

17/06/2021 - Draft Policy on Legal Advice and Assistance (consultation)

08/06/2021 - Fair Employment Monitoring Report No.30 published (press release)

08/06/2021 - The menopause (article)

01/06/2021 - Statement on educational underachievement panel report (statement)

19/05/2021 - What needs to change to address educational underachievement in Northern Ireland? (blog)

19/05/2021 - Act now on teachers' exception from fair employment laws (blog)

17/05/2021 - Menopause - a workplace issue?  Guidance for employers and employees (press release)

11/05/2021 - Equality Commission poll of opinions about NI work (article)

05/05/2021 - Race Equality - a need for ongoing action (blog)

14/04/2021 - Commissions update Assembly Committee on equality protections post Brexit (press release)

13/04/2021 - Pregnancy and maternity in the workplace (article)

13/04/2021 - Education - Important lessons learned from the pandemic (press release)

24/03/2021 - An extraordinary year Chief Commissioner's year in review (article)

16/03/2021 - Employing people with disabilities (article)

04/03/2021 - First meeting of new Disability Forum to work on UN Convention implementation (press release)

02/03/2021 - Making It Work - Employment support services for disabled people (press release)

16/02/2021 - It's important for everyone to be safe (article)

04/02/2021 - Mid and East Antrim Borough Council sign Mental Health Charter (press release)

04/02/2021 - Time to Talk Day (blog article)

19/01/2021 - Encouraging women in NI to climb the STEM career ladder (article)

15/01/2021 - Belfast Multi-Cultural Association attack (statement)

04/01/2021 - New human rights and equality oversight roles begin (press release)