Action on Hearing Loss have launched a range of practical resources (word) to highlight the simple actions that employers can take to make the workplace more inclusive for people with deafness and hearing loss.
‘When pay secrecy thrives in the workplace, so can pay discrimination. I found that out the hard way.’
This is from former BBC China editor Carrie Gracie, in support of a November 2018 crowdfunding campaign on gender pay equality launched by the Fawcett Society and YESS Law.
‘We believe that people who have risked everything to find safety should have the best chance possible of contributing to our society and integrating into their new communities.’
This is according to an October 2018 launch report (pdf) from the Lift the Ban coalition.
Figures from the Race Disparity Audit’s Ethnicity Facts and Figures website and the BITC Race at Work Survey highlight that people from ethnic minorities persistently encounter significant disparities in employment and progression.
Business in the Community have launched the Race at Work Charter, in October 2018, which commits businesses who sign up to a set of principles and actions designed to improve the recruitment and progression of ethnic minority employees.
There’s no place for hate in Scotland. Report it to stop it.
This is from the Scottish Government who have launched a hate crime campaign to put an end to hate crime in Scotland.
Inclusion London have launched an August 2018 campaign to raise money to fund, and organise support to end disability discrimination on public transport.
Help them achieve #TransportJustice for Disabled people.
The government have published a July 2018 response to the September 2017 consultation about how to ensure that there is appropriate and proportionate legal protection against unlawful discrimination because of caste.
A blog by Kathryn Quinton, Communictions Director, Equality and Diversity Forum
Civil society groups in the UK have written a letter, spearheaded by the Electoral Reform Society, to the Constitution Minister asking her to reconsider the imposition of mandatory voter ID.
‘Categorising misogyny as a hate crime won’t end violence against women, but if we can challenge the normalisation of these attitudes on our streets and in public life we can challenge violence against women and girls in wider society.’
This is taken from a July 2018 open letter to the National Police Chiefs Council by Fawcett Society, Citizens UK, senior faith leaders and NGOs which asks for misogyny to be recognised as a hate crime.