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Equal opportunities policies and practices at the workplace secondary analysis of WERS98 by Tracy Anderson

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Published by Department of Trade and Industry in London .
Written in English


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StatementTracy Anderson, Neil Millward and John Forth.
SeriesEmployment relations research series -- no. 30
ContributionsMillward, Neil., Forth, John, National Institute of Economic and Social Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination73p. ;
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16203256M

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Equal opportunity employment practices generally involve adhering to federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination and harassment in the workplace. However, employers with a broad vision of what it means to provide equal opportunities to potential and current employees create numerous -- not unconventional per se -- ways to level the playing field.   This article evaluates the nature and incidence of equal opportunities (EO) policies in the UK using data from the Workplace Employee Relations Survey (WERS 98).The article identifies the types of workplaces that are more likely to adopt formal gender, ethnicity, disability and age by: Agency’s personnel issuance covering equal employment opportunity. • Communicating the Agency’s employment needs and equal employment opportunity policies to sources of qualified minority-group applicants and women along with other recruitment sources, and soliciting their recruitment assistance on a continuing Size: KB. The EEOC is in charge of the development of equal employment opportunity policy. The general counsel of the EEOC is authorized to bring cases alleging discrimination against employers. The agency provides a non-judicial administrative process for individuals filing complaints.

In book: Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management, Chapter: International Perspectives on Diversity and Equal Treatment Policies and Practices, Publisher: Edward Elgar. Equal Opportunity in the Workplace: Tips on Where to Start. Equal opportunity in the workplace initially seems like a simple concept: you hire the best person for the job regardless of their race, gender or religion and treat all employees fairly. But in fact, it goes further than this. Workplace Policies. Many organisations have their own equal opportunities policy. In it should be described the steps the organisation will take to abide by equality legislation (such as those listed above) and promote equality in the workplace. These policies are designed to prevent certain employment situations, such as. Welcome to the official website of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC). On this website, you will learn more about your rights and obligations under the anti-discrimination laws. You will also find information on our services, studies, events and programmes.