Equality Commission For Northern Ireland

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Plans to require EU nationals crossing the border into Northern Ireland to apply for electronic travel authorisations in advance raise serious human rights and equality concerns, the Oireachtas has been told. In an address to the Houses of the Oireachtas, Sinéad Gibney, chief commissioner of

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Dr Evelyn Collins CBE, the chief executive of the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, has announced her intention to step down this autumn. A graduate of University of Sheffield School of Law with Masters' degrees in criminology from the University of Toronto and human rights and discriminatio

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The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland has called for urgent clarity on what funding it will receive from the UK government after EU funding is withdrawn next year. The equality watchdog has published a new research report exploring the impact of the loss of EU funding on equality groups in No

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The boards of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland have held their first joint meeting. The board members met in Dundalk to to review and plan the work of the three commissions on overseeing and

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A cinema chain has settled a disability discrimination claim brought by a woman who uses a wheelchair with support from the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland. Leah Batchelor is a user of the CEA card scheme, which allows people who need additional support in public to receive an additional co

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The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) and the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) have taken on new roles overseeing the UK government's commitment to protecting equality and human rights in Northern Ireland after Brexit. The government committed in the Northern Ireland Pr

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The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland is investigating claims that the Northern Ireland Office (NIO) broke the law by failing to publish an equality assessment of its legacy proposals. The watchdog is investigating after a complaint was filed by the Committee on the Administration of Justice

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Human rights and equality watchdogs north and south of the border have called on the UK government to ensure the controversial Internal Market Bill does not breach the Good Friday Agreement. The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC), the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) and

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Belfast solicitor Shelley Maybin, who works for the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, has been featured as The Times' Lawyer of the Week. Ms Maybin acted for a transgender woman in her recent sex discrimination case against retailer Debenhams, which ended with a £9,000 settlement with

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The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland has found that two public authorities failed to comply with their equality scheme commitments when reviewing and developing particular policies. The watchdog carried out investigations under schedule 9 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 following compl

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A transgender woman supported by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland has settled a sex discrimination case against retailer Debenhams for £9,000 with no admission of liability. Ava Moore, from Newry, applied for a job as a temporary sales assistant in the run-up to Christmas 2018 and

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