Equality and Human Rights Commission


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Equality and Human Rights Commission

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain) a body appointed by the Government to enforce the provisions of the Equal Pay Act 1970 and the Sex Discrimination Act 1975. Abbreviation: EHRC
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Major organization : EQUALITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
John Wadham, General Counsel at the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: The Commission welcomes the Supreme Court''s decision to let us appeal this case.
ANGER: Campaigner Maxie Hayles branded the Equality and Human Rights Commission plans as out of order
Kate Bennett, Director of Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales
Sheila Kumar, group director at the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: "Our role is to help authorities understand what they need to do in relation to legislation.
Body scanners, already used in two airports in Britain, might be breaking the law, according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
In addition, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), which promotes respect for human rights principles in Britain, has been given permission to have its say at the hearing.
Trevor Phillips, who earns pounds 120,000 a year as part-time chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, has been rocked by the resignation of six commissioners, attacks on his management and criticism by spending watchdog the National Audit Office.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission chief was forced to backtrack on his claim that "institutional racism" in the Labour Party would have stopped a black leader getting the top job.
Contract:The equality and human rights commission is providing a second tier helpline for frontline agencies (including the advice sector, trade unions, solicitors and ombudsman schemes).
The Court of Appeal's dismissal of two discrimination claims has narrowed the rights of disabled people when flying, says the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
STAFF at the Equality and Human Rights Commission in Birmingham are to go on strike today along with their colleagues in London in protest at proposed job cuts.