Commissioner urges employers to take a broader view of diversity
- Firms failing to protect rights of Invisible' cleaning staff. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Oct2014, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p2
The article reports on the move of the British Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to examine the employment practices in the contract cleaning industry, especially in the areas of discrimination, working hours, and health & safety.
- Equality Commission tackles pregnancy discrimination. // Employers Law;Dec2013/Jan2014, p5
The article reports that the British Equality and Human Rights Commission will investigate the level of pregnancy and maternity discrimination in the workplace.
- Disability still misunderstood in the workplace, finds equality report. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Jul2012, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p6
The article reports that the disabled workers are being placed at a disadvantage in the workplace, according to the report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in Great Britain.
- Equality Act - new timetable. // People Management;9/16/2010, p34
This article looks at the issues that must be considered by employers during the implementation of the Equality Act 2010 in Great Britain. It identifies the key provisions of the legislation that concern employers, including the grounds on which employees can be discriminated against and the...
- Women missing out on top positions. // Utility Week;9/12/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p16
This article reports on the drop in women's representation in top positions in 2007. The British Equality and Human Rights Commission tracks the number of women in positions of power and authority across 25 categories. Its 2008 report showed the percentage of women in top jobs had fallen in 12...
- EHRC calls for better practices in meat. // Meat Trades Journal;10/28/2011, p2
The article reports that the British Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) seeks proof of improved employment practices from meat and poultry processors in Great Britain since it has found evidence of exploitation and maltreatment of agency and migrant workers in 2010.
- Local councils could be key in delivering Living Wage. GREWAL, HERPREET // FM World;11/20/2014, Vol. 11 Issue 21, p11
The article discusses the recommendations mentioned in the "Invisible Workforce" report published in the summer of 2014 by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Topics covered include the report's recommendation for more employers to implement the Living Wage for the improvement of the...
- Female partners defy glass ceiling in record numbers. Chellel, Kit // Lawyer;9/5/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 35, p1
The article reports on the ameliorating ratios of female partners at law firms in Great Britain. It states that female lawyers improve with 19.6% of partners in the top 100 firms and increase by approximately 4.5% despite the decline in the overall number of equity partners. The findings are in...
- Disabled people treated worse at work. // Community Care;12/4/2008, Issue 1750, p11
The article reports on the claim of the Equality and Human Rights Commission in Great Britain that disabled people faces higher levels of workplace hostility than others. A published survey of 4,000 workers conducted by universities in Cardiff and Glamorgan, Wales indicated that 22.5 percent of...