Can internal diversity and inclusion councils focus on minority groups of employees?

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 1 November 2019
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
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Is it okay for diversity and inclusion councils, that's internal groupings, to focus on minority groups of employees?

Seamus: I think this is a good and an interesting question, particularly given now that within our workforces within our offices and there is so much diversity and whether that's diversity on an ethnic background or whether it's to do with any of the protected characteristics or whether there's disabilities, seen and unseen, and obviously the LGBTQ and all those sorts of diversity issues that arise.

Certainly, the workplace now is very different to what it has been in the past, and we also have so much movement of traffic in terms of people coming in. In Northern Ireland as

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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