Discrimination and public policy in Northern Ireland



Publisher: Clarendon Press, Publisher: Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York

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  • Northern Ireland.

Subjects:

  • Discrimination in employment -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Affirmative action programs -- Northern Ireland.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-277) and index.

Statementedited by Robert J. Cormack and Robert D. Osborne.
ContributionsCormack, R. J., Osborne, R. D.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD4903.5.G7 D57 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1533731M
ISBN 100198275196
LC Control Number91011492

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  They conducted a survey of employers in Britain, Northern Ireland and the USA, which shows that human resource managers are looking for a new more inclusive approach not only to prevent discrimination but also to provide positively for the fair participation of all : Equality Act / Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) In Great Britain, the Equality Act protects the rights of disabled people in the workplace while in Northern Ireland similar rights are enshrined in the DDA – as well as providing some protection to . This entry about Discrimination and Race Relations Policy has been published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY ) licence, which permits unrestricted use and reproduction, provided the author or authors of the Discrimination and Race Relations Policy entry and the Encyclopedia of Law are in each case credited as. Find out how to identify unlawful discrimination when you buy goods and services and what you can do about it. Overview of discrimination in goods and services Introduction summarising the main themes in discrimination in the provision of goods and services.

Religion and public policy Erasmus. Oct 24th by ERASMUS. A BAKERY in Northern Ireland run by an evangelical Christian couple (pictured) has suffered a second defeat in an emotionally charged.

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In this book, the authors analyze the forces that shaped the Fair Employment (Northern Ireland) Act, documenting the key differences between the Catholic and Protestant communities in Northern Ireland and offering an assessment of what the new measures.

Get this from a library. Discrimination and public policy in Northern Ireland. [R J Cormack; R D Osborne;] -- An analysis of the forces that shaped the Fair Employment (Northern Ireland) Act, documenting the key differences between the Catholic and Protestant communities in Northern Ireland.

The Unequal Unemployed: Discrimination, Unemployment and State Policy in Northern Ireland by Maura Sheehan (Author)Cited by: 6. Buy Discrimination and Public Policy in Northern Ireland by Cormack, R.J., Osborne, R.D. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover.

The Unequal Unemployed uses the important and revealing context of Northern Ireland to review the international debate on discrimination and the role of unemployment within it.

This intellectual and political debate, active throughout the past decade, represents a conflict between: a) The traditional view that unequal unemployment is evidence of labour market discrimination against Cited by: 6.

PDF | OnMaura Sheehan and others published The Unequal Unemployed: Discrimination, Unemployment and State Policy in Northern Ireland | Find, read and cite all the research you need. discrimination pertains to many social, cultural and political boundaries.

In Northern Ireland, discrimination is connected with conflicts of nationality, of class and above all, of religion.

Any study of alleged discrimination against a minority group must, of course, begin with a clear and comprehensive definition of the term. It was through these pamphlets that the allegations of discrimination against Catholics in Northern Ireland was first brought to public attention in Northern Ireland and to the attention of Members of Parliament in Westminster.

Campaign for Social Justice in Northern Ireland (CSJ). Sexual orientation discrimination law in Northern Ireland - a short guide This short guide provides some information about sexual orientation discrimination law in Northern Ireland.

It does not attempt to describe every detail and should not be taken as an authoritative statement of the law. Further information is available from the Equality Commission. For instance, Michael Farrell () and Eamonn McCann (), the latter currently a columnist for the Belfast Telegraph, depicted discrimination as being so pervasive as to be the foundation of the state.

4 Paul Foot, Daily Mirror columnist and nephew of a former British Labour Party leader, wrote, ‘nowhere in the world was bigotry taken to such extravagant lengths as it was in Northern Ireland’.

5 Perhaps. UNCRPD Shortfalls in public policy and programme delivery in Northern Ireland relative to the articles of the UNCRPD. Full report (pdf, ) Summary report (pdf, ) Short paper (pdf produced for IMNI's engagements in February ).

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service has pledged to fulfil its statutory obligations in relation to equality, fairness and inclusion. Section 49A of the Disability Discrimination Act (as amended by the Disability Discrimination (NI) Order ) places new duties on public authorities, when carrying out their functions to have due.

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has called on Ireland to end religious discrimination in its school admissions policies.

And finally, the parents of Ireland want change. Anti-Discrimination. Equality Division develops policy and draft laws to improve equal opportunities and to work towards a more equal society in the area of employment and family friendly policies, and in the access to goods, facilities and services.

Throughout the period of devolved government in Northern Ireland between andallegations of discrimination by the Ulster Unionist government against the Catholic and nationalist minority have been constant.

These accusations of discrimination were regularly made concerning education, employment, public housing and representation. Throughout the period of devolved government in Northern Ireland between andallegations of discrimination by the Ulster Unionist government against the Catholic and nationalist minority have been constant.

These accusations of discrimination were regularly made concerning education, employment, public housing and representation. This book aims to examine these nationalist.

Belfast's housing policy still reflects religious and economic division Housing policy in Northern Ireland is politically fraught and deprivation is widespread. Shared neighbourhood schemes are. Human Rights and Equality Commission/ESRI Publish Discrimination Findings Almost one in eight people in Ireland report that they have experienced discrimination over the preceding two years.

A new study which draws on a large, nationally representative survey taken from CSO data of responses f adults has found that discrimination is felt acutely among specific. Get this from a library. The unequal unemployed: discrimination, unemployment, and state policy in Northern Ireland.

[Maura Sheehan; Mike Tomlinson]. Commission for Northern Ireland has powers of enquiry and investigation, and powers to recommend or require employers to take affi rmative action in a specifi ed period.

There are also extensive duties on public authorties i o prt omote ligeious r equalit See. y A MCc olgan, Discrimination. Discrimination in the workplace can happen when your employer, workmate, or a company you are applying to, treat you less favourably than another person, because of who you are.

The law which deals with discrimination in the workplace is the Employment Equality Acts (EEA). EQUALITY RIGHTS IN NORTHERN IRELAND INTRODUCTION RACE DISCRIMINATION The Race Relations (Northern Ireland) Order prohibits direct and indirect discrimination, harassment or victimisation on the grounds policy, public or civil affairs, to science or art of government.

An acceptance of violence or the. Northern Irish employment law: overviewby Adam Brett, Jones Cassidy Brett Solicitors, BelfastRelated ContentThis note provides an overview of the key areas of employment law in Northern Ireland and highlights some major differences between employment law in Northern Ireland and England and Practical Law trialTo access this resource, sign up for a free trial of Practical Disability Discrimination in schools (Northern Ireland) Here we look at the meaning of the words disability and discrimination and what that can mean for your autistic child.

We also explain what less favourable treatment is and how schools should be making. Chapter 9 entitled "Law and Employment Discrimination: the Working of the Northern Ireland Fair Employment Agency" in Discrimination and Public Policy in Northern Ireland with G.

Applebey eds. Cormack and Osborne (Clarendon Press, Oxford, ). Introduction. The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission is an independent body set up under the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act on 1 November Under the Act, the Equality Authority and the Irish Human Rights Commission were dissolved and their functions transferred to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.

NIAR Equality and Human Rights Legislation in Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Assembly, Research and Information 4Service Northern Ireland, although domestic and regional (i.e. European) remedies have to be exhausted first. An additional issue with regard to UN standards is the implementation of UN SecurityFile Size: KB.

Robert Cormack FRSE is a Scottish emeritus professor who retired in late from the UHI Millennium Institute. He taught at Queen's University, Belfast where his service spanned the troubles in Northern became a leading specialist and author on equal opportunities, discrimination and public policy in Northern Ireland.

With his colleague, Professor Robert Osborne, Professor Born:Blantyre, Scotland. Education. Education in Northern Ireland is heavily segregated. Most state schools in Northern Ireland are predominantly Protestant, while the majority of Catholic children attend schools maintained by the Catholic all, 90 per cent of children in Northern Ireland still go to separate faith schools.

The consequence is, as one commentator has put it, that "the overwhelming majority of. Public Procurement and Human Rights in Northern Ireland 4 Public Procurement in Northern Ireland: Policy and Practice 26 Government departments 26 Responsible bodies 26 General procurement policy 27 Procurement and equal treatment 28 Procurement and sustainability 28 Procurement guidance.

^ a b "Northern Ireland," Microsoft Encarta Online Encyclopedia ^ a b Claire Mitchell, Religion, Identity And Politics in Northern Ireland: Boundaries of Belonging and Belief, p. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd, ISBN ^ John Whyte, Interpreting Northern Ireland, p.

Clarendon Press, ISBN Br iefing August Anti-discrimination law in Contents Northern Ireland An overview for the higher education sector This briefing provides an overview of anti-discrimination law in Northern Ireland.

It also draws comparisons between anti-discrimination law in Northern Ireland and the rest of the Size: KB.The law which says you mustn’t be discriminated against is called the Equality Act Discrimination which is against the Equality Act is unlawful. This means you can take action in civil courts.

If you're treated unfairly by a public sector organisation or a public authority, like a local.