A Guide to Equal OpportunitiesPosted in : The Essential Elements of the Employee Handbook on 30 July 2019
Employees, contract workers and applicants for employment have statutory protection against discrimination under a number of distinct pieces of equality legislation, covering protected characteristics such as gender; religious belief; age; disability etc. In this article, Leeanne Armstrong, Legal Director, TLT LLP outlines an Employer’s obligations in complying with Equal Opportunities legislation.
1. Equal Opportunities in Northern Ireland
'Equal opportunities' refers to the right of all people to be given the same opportunities for employment, pay and promotion without
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