The race relations act (2000) promoted race equality, equality of opportunity and good relations in public services such as the health and social care sector this has helped to build an appropriate diverse workforce. The commission for racial equality has powers under the act to issue a compliance notice to a public body which it believes is not fulfilling its duties to promote race relations. Legislation (such as the race relations act 1976 and the disability discrimination act 1995) and ensures consistency to make the workplace a fair environment and to comply with the law schools have a duty to consider and complete the equality impact assessment, appendix 1. Race relations (amendment) act 2000 extends the race relations act 1976 to cover new duties for public bodies and new rights for individuals in a bid to improve racial equality.
Records retention schedule for equality & diversity must publish a race equality race relations act 1976 (1976 c 74) race relations (amendment) act 2000. Equality, diversity & dignity at work policy 1 definitions this policy outlines the company's approach to equality and diversity at work § race relations act. Clipper corporation will promote diversity in the workplace by providing equality to all in employment irrespective of gender, race, ethnic origin, disability, age, nationality, national origin, sexuality, religious belief, marital status and social class. In response to equality duties under the race relations (amendment) act, the council produced an annual workforce monitoring report as a result of the introduction of further disability and sex equality duties we extended the workforce monitoring report to include disability, sex and age monitoring statistics.
In this section you'll learn about the human rights commission's work to promote positive race relations and celebrate cultural diversity race relations the human rights commission works to promote positive race relations in aotearoa new zealand, for everyone. Equality and diversity our duties under the equality act 2010 marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy and motherhood, race (including ethnic or national origin, colour and. The act added to and incorporated existing previous legislation such as the race relations act 1965 and also the race relations act 1968 in 2001 amendments were added to the act requiring public authorities (who had previously be exempt) to promote race equality. Leading equality & diversity essay 4162 words | 17 pages cmi registration no 4268563 unit 6004 leading equality and diversity 1 be able to understand the commitment to equality of opportunity and diversity 11 - evaluate the organisation's commitment to equality of opportunity and diversity equality and diversity means that every service user has their individual needs comprehensively. The equality act consolidates existing legislation on sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age and brings together over 116 separate pieces of legislation into one single act.
Race equality conferences 2018 we are currently in the process of organising our race equality conferences in both north and south wales to mark the 50th anniversary of the passing of the race relations act 1968. The four key principles that all individuals have the right to: choice, inclusion, rights (human rights act), and independence these principles are grounded in legislation that confers the rights of all citizens including people with disabilities these include: human rights act 1998, disability discrimination act 1995, race relations act 1976. The purpose of the new act was to harmonise and strengthen all previous equality legislation (eg the equal pay act 1970, sex discrimination act 1975, race relations act 1976, disability discrimination act 1995. Equality and diversity policy incorporating equality act 2010 qualification complaint with section 5(2)(d) of the amended race relations act 2000. Legislation - equality and diversity 2 ∙ the sex discrimination act 1975 ∙ the race relations act 1976 ∙ 2006 (ddo)the disability discrimination act 1995.
The race relations act 1976 makes it unlawful for a person to discriminate on racial grounds against another person the act defines racial grounds as including race, colour, nationality or ethnic or national origins and it covers education, employment, vocational training and access to goods, facilities and services. Treating breaches of equality and diversity as misconduct for employees that could lead to • race relations act 1976, race relations (amendment) act 2000 and. 1 understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion 11 diversity means understanding that each individual is unique and that we recognise our individual differences this can include race, gender, religious beliefs, age, sex orientation or any other differences. Equality and diversity equality and diversity form v1 january 2014 page 3 of 4 people erfectly laced the civil partnership act 2004 the act creates a new legal relationship of civil partnership, which two people of the same.
1 equality & diversity policy 1 introduction soas entertains a wide and diverse population of both students and staff and this very diversity is one of the institution's greatest strengths. Race relations and diversity in this section you'll learn about our work to promote positive race relations and encourage all kiwis to treat each other with respect, dignity and mana irrespective of race, ethnicity or faith. The essay will cover the following aspects in discussion: discussion on equality and diversity, race equality, equality in education , poverty due to equality and also equality at the work place equality and diversity is a term used in the united kingdom to define equality, diversity and human rights as defining values of society. Equality, diversity and human rights assessment is completed afterwards to allow including race relations act advancement of equality and good relations the.
(psed) specified in the equality act 2010 and encompass the following legal framework around equality including race, gender and disability: race relations act 1976 (as amended in 2000. The equality act 2010 replaced all previous equality legislation such as the race relations act, disability discrimination act and sex discrimination act. ©university of reading 2010 page 2 contents 1 introduction 11) race relations (amendment) act (2000) 12) aims of the race equality policy. Equality duty, created by the race relations (amendment) act 2000 (the catalyst for change for uk equalities legislation), which amended section 71 of the race relations act 1976 prior to its.