Fair Employment Monitoring - Employers Failure to Provide Information to ECNIPosted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 4 October 2019
In relation to fair employment monitoring, what is the law in relation to reporting back to the Equality Commission where employers refuse to provide information?
Is there any leeway or requirement for employers to make assumptions, or must they simply report that X number refused to supply information on religious background?
Seamus: Well, the short answer is that there is an opportunity in terms of making assumptions, but there is an actual set piece of guidance in relation to this issue. Legislative wise, what we go back to is we go back to FETO with the Fair Employment and Treatment of Northern Ireland Order of 1998. And part seven of the order sets what duties of employers in
Already a subscriber?
Click here to login and access the full article.Log in now to read the full article
Don't miss out, start your free trial today!
Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Employment Law Update Service? We help hundreds of people like you understand how the latest changes in employment law impact on your business.
Help understand the ramifications of each important case from NI, GB and Europe
24/7 access to all the content in the Legal Island Vault for research case law and HR issues
Ensure your organisation’s policies and procedures are fully compliant with NI law
Receive free preliminary advice on workplace issues from the employment team at Worthingtons Solicitors
More on Discrimination & Equality
- Benjamin v The Markfield Project 
- Kabzinski v Vistajet International Ltd 
- McElmurray v Western Urgent Care Ltd 
- Government Backs New Laws on Carers, Sexual Harassment, Flexible Working, Redundancy Protection and More: The Employment Bill by the Back Door?
- Men's Mental Health: A Silent and Far-reaching Emergency
The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.