Ibec Submission on the he Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017
Ibec Submission on the he Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017. The Bill, as proposed, seeks to add ‘socioeconomic status’ to the nine existing grounds of discrimination under equality legislation, both in terms of employment and equal status for access to services.
Under the Bill, the new ground would be defined as: “Disadvantaged socio-economic status means a socially identifiable status of social or economic disadvantage resulting from poverty, level or source of income, homelessness, place of residence, or family background
Thursday, 22 February 2018