Equality and Rights Organisation News

Media articles: Discrimination consultation

September 2nd, 2019|

If you have been away this summer you may have missed a number of articles on the Discrimination Legislation consultation. We will attach copies of these on this page so you can review them. It has been a busy time [...]

ESS Discrimination Legislation consultation

July 8th, 2019|

On the 9th July the Committee for Employment and Social Security (ESS) launch a 12 week public consultation on its draft proposals for new discrimination legislation. Their website with the documentation goes live on the 9th July www.gov.gg/discriminationconsultation The GDA [...]

Equality and Rights Organisation (ERO) update by Rob Platts

May 21st, 2019|Tags: |

The GDA continues to represent our members (key stake holders) in the Disability and Inclusion Strategy Project Board’s work to develop the business plan needed to establish the ERO. An ERO is a statutory body designed to help foster [...]

Equality and Human Rights article by Deputy Emilie Yerby

December 5th, 2018|

Please follow this link to read this excellent article by Deputy Emilie Yerby on The Challenges of introducing relevant legislation for a CPA small branch like Guernsey: TheParliamentarian2018IssueFourFINALonline Emilie Yerby Guernsey Equality and Human Rights

Discrimination Legislation

November 13th, 2018|

Discrimination legislation – how can legislation tackle discrimination and who is going to advise everyone and resolve complaints? These are some of the issues that Rob Harnish and Rob Platts have been working on, on behalf of members, with the [...]

Equality Working Group

September 14th, 2018|

The Equality Working Group ( EWG) was set up in 2016 from a shared interest in “accelerating the equality agenda” in the Bailiwick of Guernsey. Karen Blanchford from the GDA was one of the founder members. Earlier this year I [...]