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Unsure of your equality rights or the law? We can provide advice and assistance for people who feel they have been discriminated against.

I have a work related problem

We provide advice on equality rights and can advise you on what
to do if you think you have been treated unfairly at work.

Our advice is based on the decisions of employer tribunals
in relation to the recruitment, employment and dismissal
of staff.

Select the option below which best describes your issue:
Is your problem related to goods, facilities or services? See what the law says

Your rights after Brexit


From 1 January 2021, the Equality Commission has new powers to monitor, advise, enforce and report on commitments made by the UK Government.  Read more about our role in protecting your post Brexit equality rights and how you can make a  complaint


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Our advisors


Speak to one of our advisors
028 90 500 600

Please Note: Our building is currently closed to the public and we will have limited access to our post over the coming weeks. We would ask that you please use email or phone if at all possible. See public notice re: COVID-19/Coronavirus

Early Conciliation Service


The Labour Relations Agency  (LRA) provides a free conciliation service.  If you are considering taking a discrimination complaint at work to tribunal you must register your complaint with the LRA before starting proceedings.

Decisions & Settlements


We have supported many people who were prepared to challenge discrimination in the workplace, in education and in services. Read about some of the legal cases we have supported