Posts Tagged ‘ Race/ethnicity ’

ROTA conference: Employment Rights Post Brexit – 28 March 2017

March 20, 2017
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ROTA is holding an event on employment rights post-Brexit on 28 March 2017 in Islington, London.
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EU report: ‘The meaning of racial or ethnic origin in EU law: between stereotypes and identities’

March 18, 2017

The European Union published a report, 'The meaning of racial or ethnic origin in EU law: between stereotypes and identities', in February 2017. The report provides an in-depth analysis of the conceptual background of the ground of racial or ethnic origin as well as its practical interpretation by international as well as national courts.
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Runnymede Trust briefings on ethnic inequalities – January 2017

March 9, 2017

The Runnymede Trust and the University of Manchester’s Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity published briefings on ethnic inequalities in Bristol, in Manchester, and in Barking & Dagenham in January 2017.
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Equinet discussion paper – Fighting Discrimination on the Ground of Race and Ethnic Origin

March 6, 2017
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The Equinet Working Group on Equality Law published 'Fighting discrimination on the ground of race and ethnic origin' in February 2017.
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Restorative Justice Council report – Restorative Justice and BAME Children in the Youth Justice System

March 6, 2017

The Restorative Justice Council published a report on restorative justice and BAME children in the youth justice system in February 2017.
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Fawcett Society Briefing: Gender Pay Gap by Ethnicity in Britain

March 6, 2017
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The Fawcett Society published a briefing on the gender pay gap by ethnicity in Britain in March 2017. The analysis revealed real inequalities, with some minority ethnic groups making strides while pay for others lags behind.
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The McGregor-Smith Review and Government Response – Race in the Workplace

March 1, 2017

An independent review by Baroness McGregor-Smith on issues affecting black and minority ethnic groups in the workplace was published in February 2017. The Government response was published alongside the review.
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ROTA training on using the Equality Act – 6 and 13 March 2017

February 22, 2017
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Race on the Agenda (ROTA) is holding free two day training on Using the Equality Act 2010 for organisations supporting Black, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BME&R) communities on 6 and 13 March 2017 in London.
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Community and Security Trust: Antisemitic Incidents Report 2016

February 20, 2017
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The Community and Security Trust published their Antisemtitic Incidents Report 2016 in January 2017. CST recorded 1,309 antisemitic incidents in 2016, the highest annual total CST has ever recorded.
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EDF and Government response – NHS charging proposals

February 17, 2017
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Responses to a consultation on proposals to further extend charging for overseas visitors and migrants who use the NHS; including the Royal College of Nursing, the TUC, and the Race Equality Foundation. The Government responded in February 2017.
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TUC workplace racism survey

January 19, 2017
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The Trades Union Congress launched a survey into Racism at Work in January 2017. The TUC is asking non-unionised as well as unionised workers to complete the survey.
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Social Mobility Commission Report – Ethnicity, Gender and Social Mobility

January 9, 2017
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The Social Mobility Commission published a report on ethnicity, gender and social mobility in December 2016. The report provided an analysis of the effect gender, ethnicity and socio-economic status have on life chances in the education system and labour market.
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Fabian Society diversity series – three reports on representation within the Labour Party

January 3, 2017
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The Fabian Society has produced a diversity series of three reports concerning representation within the Labour Party, covering LGBT people, BAME people, and women.
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Home Affairs Select Committee investigation into anti-Semitism and Government response

December 16, 2016
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In April 2016, the Home Affairs Select Committee launched a short inquiry into anti-Semitism. The Committee published its report following the inquiry in October 2016. The Government responded to the report in December 2016.
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Inquiry: tackling inequalities faced by Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

December 9, 2016
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The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry to look at the inequalities experienced by Gypsies, Roma and Travellers, the effectiveness of policymaking, and what action the Government can take to tackle the inequalities. The consultation closed on Friday 27 January 2017.
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Casey Review into opportunity and integration

December 9, 2016
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The Casey Review report into opportunity and integration was published in December 2016. In July 2015, at the request of the then Prime Minister and Home Secretary, Dame Louise Casey was asked to undertake a review into integration and opportunity in our most isolated and deprived communities, and this report gives the findings of the review.
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Lammy Review of BAME representation in the Criminal Justice System – emerging findings published

November 23, 2016
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The Lammy Review into BAME representation in the criminal justice system has launched its call for evidence. The review will look at the way the CJS deals with young people and adults from BAME backgrounds. The review published an interim report in November 2016.
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Teaching resource Our Migration Story

October 2, 2016

The Runnymede Trust in partnership with academics at the Universities of Cambridge and Manchester launched their online project 'Our Migration Story: The Making of Britain' in September 2016.
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ROTA research: Equality and Inclusion in the Academies Programme

October 2, 2016
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In September 2016 Race on the Agenda published a report 'Equality and Inclusion in the Academies Programme' which includes a literature review and analysis of written submissions to the Education Committee Inquiry on Multi-Academy Trusts.
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EHRC section 20 investigation into the Metropolitan Police Service

September 15, 2016
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission published their report following their section 20 investigation of the Metropolitan Police Service in September 2016.
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Government consultation on caste discrimination and the Equality Act 2010

September 15, 2016
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The government is to undertake a full public consultation on the issue of caste and the Equality Act 2010. A key aim of the consultation will be to obtain the views of the public on whether additional measures are needed to ensure victims of caste discrimination have appropriate legal protection and effective remedies under the 2010 Equality Act.
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JRF anti-poverty strategy: We can solve poverty in the UK

September 15, 2016
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The Joseph Rowntree Foundation launched its anti-poverty strategy, 'We can solve poverty in the UK', in September 2016. The report makes clear the many links between poverty and protected characteristics, most notably the disproportionate way poverty affects women, BME and disabled people, and single parents.
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Government audit to tackle racial disparities in public service outcomes

August 31, 2016
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On 27 August 2016, the Prime Minister Theresa May launched an audit of public services to reveal racial disparities and to help end the injustices that many people experience.
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UN race committee concerns about post-referendum increase in UK hate crimes

August 31, 2016
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In August 2016, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) published its concluding observations on the UK's twenty-first to twenty-third periodic reports.
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EHRC race report: ‘Healing a divided Britain’

August 31, 2016
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On 18 August 2016, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published 'Healing a divided Britain: the need for a comprehensive race equality strategy'.
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Labour Party Race Equality Consultation

August 31, 2016

In August 2016, the Labour Party's Shadow Women and Equalities team launched a race equality consultation seeking views on tackling racism and discrimination in modern Britain. There is currently no closing date for the consultation.
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TUC report: BAME workers a third more likely to be underemployed

August 31, 2016
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Trades Union Congress research from August 2016 has shown that Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) workers are a third more likely to be underemployed.
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Cloisters column: ‘Race Discrimination and Housing in post-Brexit Britain’

August 18, 2016
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Leading equality and human rights barristers from Cloisters chambers give a monthly practical insight into key legal developments.
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TUC report: Combatting racist abuse in the workplace

August 18, 2016
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The Trades Union Congress produced guidance, 'Combatting racist abuse in the workplace: A TUC guide to protecting migrant and Black and Minority Ethnic workers from violence, harassment and abuse', in August 2016.
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TUC action plan: ‘Challenging racism after the EU referendum’

August 18, 2016
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The Trades Union Congress published in August 2016 their guidance, 'Challenging racism after the EU referendum: An action plan for challenging racism and xenophobia'.
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