Equality Authority: about us: equality in a diverse Ireland

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/333714
Title:
Equality Authority: about us: equality in a diverse Ireland
Other Titles:
About us: equality in a diverse Ireland
Authors:
Equality Authority (EA)
Citation:
Equality Authority (EA) 1999. Equality Authority (EA): About us. Dublin. Equality Authority (EA): 1999.
Publisher:
Equality Authority (EA)
Issue Date:
18-Oct-1999
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/333714
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
The Equality Authority is an independent body set up under the Employment Equality Act 1998. It was established on 18th October 1999. Policy is decided by the Board of the Equality Authority.The Board is appointed by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform and comprises 12 members including an Independent Chair and Vice-Chair. Board members are drawn from employer organisations, employee organisations, and organisations and groups who have a knowledge of, or experience in, equality issues relating to gender, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, race or membership of the Traveller Community. Board members serve a four year term. The Equality Authority replaced the Employment Equality Agency, and has greatly expanded its roles and functions. The Employment Equality Act, 1998 and the Equal Status legislation outlaw discrimination in employment, vocational training, advertising, collective agreements, the provision of goods and services and other opportunities to which the public generally have access. Discrimination is outlawed on nine distinct grounds.
Keywords:
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES; EMPLOYMENT POLICY; EMPLOYMENT LEGISLATION; EQUALITY

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorEquality Authority (EA)en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-04T23:41:31Z-
dc.date.available2014-11-04T23:41:31Z-
dc.date.issued1999-10-18-
dc.identifier.citationEquality Authority (EA) 1999. Equality Authority (EA): About us. Dublin. Equality Authority (EA): 1999.en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/333714-
dc.descriptionThe Equality Authority is an independent body set up under the Employment Equality Act 1998. It was established on 18th October 1999. Policy is decided by the Board of the Equality Authority.The Board is appointed by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform and comprises 12 members including an Independent Chair and Vice-Chair. Board members are drawn from employer organisations, employee organisations, and organisations and groups who have a knowledge of, or experience in, equality issues relating to gender, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, race or membership of the Traveller Community. Board members serve a four year term. The Equality Authority replaced the Employment Equality Agency, and has greatly expanded its roles and functions. The Employment Equality Act, 1998 and the Equal Status legislation outlaw discrimination in employment, vocational training, advertising, collective agreements, the provision of goods and services and other opportunities to which the public generally have access. Discrimination is outlawed on nine distinct grounds.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherEquality Authority (EA)en_GB
dc.subjectEQUAL OPPORTUNITIESen_GB
dc.subjectEMPLOYMENT POLICYen_GB
dc.subjectEMPLOYMENT LEGISLATIONen_GB
dc.subjectEQUALITYen_GB
dc.titleEquality Authority: about us: equality in a diverse Irelanden_GB
dc.title.alternativeAbout us: equality in a diverse Irelanden_GB
dc.typeReporten
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