Written by Administrator
Wednesday, 24 February 2010 14:07
The purpose of this policy is to provide diversity and equality to all in Faith Associates employment, irrespective of their gender, race, ethnic origin, disability, age, nationality, national origin, sexuality, religion or belief, marital status and social class. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.
All employees, whether part time, full time or temporary, will be treated fairly and equally.
Selection for employment, promotion, training or any other benefit will be on the basis of aptitude and ability.
All employees will be helped and encouraged to develop their full potential and the talents and resources of the workforce will be fully utilised to maximise the efficiency of the organisation.
- every employee is entitled to a working environment which promotes dignity and respect to all. No form of intimidation, bullying or harassment will be tolerated
- the commitment to diversity and equality in the workplace is good management practice and makes sound business sense
- breaches of our diversity and equality policy will be regarded as misconduct and could lead to disciplinary proceedings
- this policy will be monitored and reviewed annually.
This policy will be implemented within the framework of the relevant legislation, which includes:
Equal Pay Act 1970 (Equal Value Amendment 1984)
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (Gender Reassignment Regulations 1999)
Race Relations Act 1976
Disability Discrimination Act 1995
The Protection from Harassment Act 1997
Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000
Race Relations Act 1976 (Amendment) Regulations 2003
Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003
Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003
Disability Discrimination Act 2005
Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006.
Date: 22 February 2010 for review 21 February 2011
Last Updated ( Sunday, 28 February 2010 22:55 )