A Guide to Equal Opportunities

Posted in : The Essential Elements of the Employee Handbook on 30 July 2019
Leeanne Armstrong
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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 discrimination.

Employees, contract workers and applicants for employment have statutory protection against

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This article is correct at 30/07/2019

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Leeanne Armstrong

The main content of this article was provided by Leeanne Armstrong. Contact telephone number is +44 (0)333 006 1545 or email leeanne.armstrong@TLTsolicitors.com

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