The GB Equality Bill - What are the Lessons for Northern Ireland?

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 9 March 2010
Michael Black
Cleaver Fulton Rankin
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In Northern Ireland we may have started consolidation of equality legislation but we did not finish it. The GB Equality Bill has been a while in the making but it will soon be law. It will impact on anyone who has employees who work in the UK and will doubtless influence the policy makers in this jurisdiction. We asked Michael Black of Cleaver Fulton Rankin solicitors to take a look at what we might expect from the GB bill and how it might impact over here.

The Bill was introduced in April 2009 and has recently completed Parliamentary scrutiny. The Bill aims to reduce 9 major Acts and around 100 Statutory Instruments into a single Act. Whilst it does not extend to Northern Ireland the

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Michael Black
Cleaver Fulton Rankin

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