Creating a fairer Britain
Equality Exchange Conference 2013 - A fresh approach to fairness
The Commission in Wales' annual conference will be held in Llandrindod Wells on 5th June.
New guidance launched to help employers support staff experiencing domestic abuse
New guidance is launched today to help employers manage and support employees affected by domestic abuse, which one in four women will experience at some point in their lifetime.
Read the Commission’s guidance on the specific steps that Welsh listed bodies must take to help promote equality for anyone protected by the Equality Act 2010. The eight non-statutory guides are set out in the supporting documents below.
EHRC Response to the Commission on Devolution in Wales
The Commission has provided a formal response on the review of the powers of the National Assembly for Wales.
Equality Exchange Network - Using the census to promote equality
The next round of regional events are being held in February and March 2013 and focus on the 2011 Census.
Guidance on building a fairer Wales
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has today published Technical Guidance to assist public authorities in using the Public Sector Equality Duty Wales as a tool to improve public services in Wales. The new guidance will also assist courts and tribunals in passing judgement on issues of equality law.
Useful links and important information from the Commission
This publication looks back at the Commission in Wales' work in 2011/12, and outlines our priorities for the next 12 months.
This Review brings together, for the first time, evidence to answer the question How fair is Wales?. It offers a new perspective on some persistent inequalities and it identifies some new challenges.
Our 'Who do you see? Living together in Wales' research found that prejudices persist towards people with mental health conditions and domestic abuse. These are two areas that employers in Wales should make their business in order to tackle sickness absence, retain skilled and experienced staff and ensure staff feel safe and supported in the workplace.