A model policy for equal opportunities in employment in the NHS. by Equal Opportunities Task Force.

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©Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust A model policy for equal opportunities in employment in the NHS. book date 26 September Page 1 of EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES IN EMPLOYMENT POLICY. Ratified Date: March Ratified By: HR Committee, JLNC, JINC. Review Date: March Accountable Directorate: HR and OD Director.

Corresponding Author: HR Business Consultant File Size: KB. application of this policy, and must support the Trust in creating and maintaining an environment that promotes equality of opportunity and diversity in practice.

It is, therefore, the duty of all staff to co-operate with the measures introduced by the Trust to ensure equal opportunities and non-discrimination. All staff must. NP NHS Professionals Special Health Authority Policy on Equal Opportunities in Employment 1.

Introduction It is NHS Professional’s policy to treat all corporate employees, flexible workers and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or.

Employment Equal Treatment Framework Directive /78/EC Equal Treatment Directive 76//EC as amended by Directive /73/EC Carers Act Health and Social Care Bill 6.

Equal Opportunities in Employment The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS. Equal Opportunities Policy - final version – signed off by APF May As part of implementing this policy, regular reviews of practices and procedures will be undertaken in partnership to ensure that: They are consistent with the principles and aims of equal opportunities in employment.

Equal Opportunities Policy v 3 of 12 1 Introduction / Purpose The purpose of this policy is to ensure equality and remove unlawful discrimination so that everyone can fulfil their potential in an environment of fairness, dignity and respect where decisions are based on.

Equal opportunities policies and nursing employment within the British National Health Service Aims. The National Health Service (NHS) is the largest employer in Western Europe and the largest.

Equal opportunities policies and nursing employment within the British National Health Service. Aims. The National Health Service (NHS) is the largest employer in Western Europe and the largest employer of minority ethnic workers in Britain.

This paper is concerned primarily with an examination of the experiences of nurses from minority ethnic. Equal Employment Opportunity The most important equal employment opportunity law was the Civil ights Act ofwhich provided that there should not be any discrimination in any element of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or sex.

These are to be enforce by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC, ). Find out more about equality, diversity and inclusion at work. If you need the template in a different format, or you cannot download it, email [email protected] equal opportunities monitoring form The NHS Confederation is committed to equality of opportunity and fair treatment in all aspects of employment.

We aim to provide a working and learning environment which is free from unfair discrimination and will enable staff to fulfil their personal potential. This equal employment opportunity policy is the pillar of a healthy and productive workplace.

Everyone should feel supported and valued to work productively so we are invested in treating everyone with respect and consideration. Scope. Our equal opportunity employer policy applies to all employees, job candidates, contractors, stakeholders.

policy of equal opportunities and for setting out the procedures to be observed in relation to all aspects of employment, including recruitment and selection.

The Operations Director, together with the Transformation and Organisational Development Director. The NHS Equality and Diversity Council announced on 31 July that it had agreed action to ensure employees from black and ethnic minority (BME) backgrounds have equal access to career opportunities and receive fair treatment in the workplace.

The move followed a number of reports, which highlighted disparities in the number of BME people in. Model Policies and Procedures To become an equal opportunities employer, a good starting point is to develop a number of key employment policies and procedures that will help to show your commitment to the principle and which will provide clear guidance to your managers and employees as to how you wish and expect them to behave.

employment implications for the NHS The Equality Act came into effect from 1 October It will, for the first time, give the UK a single Act of Parliament, requiring equal treatment in access to employment as well as private and public services, regardless of.

Equal Opportunities NSS is committed to the principles of equality, diversity and human rights in employment. NSS supports the elimination of unlawful discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation and trade union.

Culley, L. (), “Equal opportunities policies and nursing employment within the British National Health Service”, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Vol. 33 No. 1, pp. Equal Opportunity in Employment Policy Policy No & Category Policy Author practice Importance of ensuring managers & staff are properly trained in If you require this in a different format e.g.

larger print, Braille, different languages or audio tape, please contact the HR Department on or email [email protected] The objectives of our Equal Opportunities policy are that no person or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, disability, marital status, age, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), creed, sexuality, responsibility for dependants, political party or trade union membership or activity, HIV/AIDS status, or is disadvantaged by conditions or.

The Trust is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to avoiding unlawful discrimination in its employment or to service users. The Trust believes that the promotion of equal opportunities is a key component of good management as well as being legally required, socially desirable and morally right.

HOW WE DETERMINE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY Equal opportunity is the provision of equal rights for people from recruitment and selection to termination of employment and everything in between. All employment matters are affected by equal opportunities issues. At The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust recruitment, selection.

A Model Equal Opportunities Policy (Non Contractual) Although the is no statutory requirement for organizations to have an Equal Opportunities policy, having one will give guidance and structure in relation to fairness in the workplace whilst also setting out a company's ethos.

Commitment to equal opportunities and diversity. Equal Opportunity Employment This company is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

An equal opportunity policy -- referred to by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as an equal employment opportunity policy -- prohibits workplace discrimination in employment actions. EEO policies are based on federal employment laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act ofthe Americans with Disabilities Act, Age.

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Equality objective 2: To improve disabled staff representation, treatment and experience in the NHS and their employment opportunities within the NHS. An Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) plan is a comprehensive document that analyzes a recipient's relevant labor market data, as well as the recipient's employment practices, to identify possible barriers to the participation of women and minorities in.

It is important that every business have an employment policy manual/handbook available to their employees. This helps keep everyone on the same page and held to the same standards.

The following model labor and employment policies are offered to assist employers that are composing their own business-specific employee handbooks. Employee Handbook: Sample Policies Rev. 2/ 4 Equal Employment Opportunity Sample A [Organization Name] is committed to valuing diversity.

We believe that all employees and applicants should be treated with dignity and respect. At [Organization Name] we do not discriminate in employment based upon race. Equal Employment Opportunity: policy that requires fairness in business to all people, races, sexes, etc.

in hiring practices ; Civil Rights Act of foundation of most anti-discrimination. This policy applies to all employees, including contractors and secondees.

It’s for guidance and doesn’t form part of your contract of employment. Monitor is subject to the Equality Act The Equality Act prohibits all employers, service providers and providers of education, from discriminating against, harassing or victimising individuals with protected characteristics.

Unlawful discrimination would be things like: refusing to admit a child to as school as a pupil because of their race ; discouraging a female student from undertaking a course in Engineering. Women should not have to meet higher standards than men to be promoted, a recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit suggested.

You may be trying to. Equal opportunities policy. Updating author: Nicky Stibbs Original authors: Authors: Hilary Slater and Kalpana Murthy When to use this model equal opportunities policy. Use this model policy to outline the organisation's commitment to providing equal opportunities in employment and to avoiding unlawful discrimination.

Equal opportunities policies and nursing employment within the British National Health Service. Culley L(1). Author information: (1)School of Health and Applied Social Sciences, De Montfort University, Scraptoft, Leicester, UK.

[email protected] Back to Policies Human Resources (HR) Policies & Procedures. Background Investigations (Model Policy)(Formerly ) ; Equal Employment Opportunity (Model Policy)(Formerly ) ; Equal Employment Opportunity for California (Model Policy)(Formerly and HR) ; Limitations on Employment.

Employment disputes Equal opportunities Family-friendly rights and policies Grievances Health and safety; HR policy and strategy Pay and benefits Performance management Recruitment Sensitive employment situations; Termination of employment Training and development TUPE Working time and time off work XpertHR research.

Contents Equal Treatment Bench Book February iii Competence. Revised May Equal Opportunities Policy and Procedure Protocol aims to create a working environment in which -All people are able to give of their best -There is no bullying and harassment or discrimination -All decisions are based on merit 1.

Policy Statement It is Protocol’s policy to treat employees, job applicants and contract workers equally. policy. 9 The equal pay legislation and subsequent amendments such as equal pay for work of equal value in were particularly significant in challenging pay differentials A notable success was the Cumbrian National Health Service (NHS) workers, who, in.The report shows the rather mixed experience of the implementation of equal opportunities and anti-discrimination policies in work organisations.

There are an increasing number of major companies with high profile equal opportunities initiatives, and these have clearly had a .1. Equal Employment Opportunity States and municipalities continue to pass laws that extend equal employment opportunity protections to employees who are not protected under federal law, including.

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