The GB Equality Bill - What are the Lessons for Northern Ireland?Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 9 March 2010 Issues covered:
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
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
This article is correct at 06/08/2015
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.