Equality Commission for Northern Ireland



Equality lawyer Shelley Maybin featured in The Times

Belfast solicitor Shelley Maybin, who works for the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, has been featured as The Times' Lawyer of the Week.

Published 24 January 2020

Public authorities rapped by Equality Commission over policy-making

The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland has found that two public authorities failed to comply with their equality scheme commitments when reviewing and developing particular policies.

Published 22 January 2020

Trans woman settles sex discrimination case against Debenhams for £9,000

A transgender woman supported by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland has settled a sex discrimination case against retailer Debenhams for £9,000 with no admission of liability.

Published 16 January 2020

Dr Michael Wardlow: End of the road for welfare reform mitigation

Dr Michael Wardlow, chief commissioner of the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, considers the future of welfare in Northern Ireland.

Published 24 December 2019

Female engineer settles sex discrimination case for £5,000

A female engineer who alleged she was subjected to unlawful sex discrimination has settled a case against her former employer for £5,000 with support from the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland.

Published 29 October 2019

Woman awarded nearly £28,000 in compensation for unlawful dismissal connected to pregnancy

A woman who was unlawfully dismissed because of her pregnancy has been awarded nearly £28,000 in compensation.

Published 25 September 2019

Schoolteacher settles sex discrimination case backed by Equality Commission

A schoolteacher who launched a sex discrimination case against her employer with the support of the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland has settled the case for £5,000.

Published 17 July 2019

Nine commissioners and deputy chief commissioner appointed to Equality Commission

Nine commissioners, including a new deputy chief commissioner, have been appointed to the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland.

Published 18 June 2019

Boy of mixed race who was asked to leave Co Down store paid £3,000

A boy of mixed race who was asked to leave a store in County Down has been paid £3,000 in settlement of his case alleging racial discrimination.

Published 28 February 2019