How To Manage Equality, Diversity and Inclusion In The Workplace

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Social sciences

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RTE Brainstorm, Updated / Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021 12:28


Despite equality legislation and equality policies, inequality persists nationally and globally. According to the National Disability Authority, over 36% of working age people (between 20 and 64 years of age) with a disability are employed in the Irish workforce compared to 73% without a disability. A 2018 ESRI study showed that people from a black non-Irish background are less than half (0.4 times) as likely to be employed than white Irish and five times as likely to experience discrimination when seeking work.