diversity policy

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diversity policy

A generic term for any locally implemented policy in the UK which is part of a framework for good practice in organisations, and acts as a deterrent to discrimination against individuals based on their differences—e.g., age, class, culture, gender, health status, HIV status, marital status, cognitive ability, mental health, offending background, physical disability, place of origin, political beliefs, race, religion, sensory ability or sexual orientation.
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I couldn't care less if the entire West Midlands Police force was made up of non-white officers, as long as they are competent and that a scrupulously fair and rigorous equal opportunities policy was operating.
And protest organiser Nadim Iqbal warns the authority could breach equal opportunities policy if the closure goes ahead.
Employers in a similar situation would be wise to condemn discriminatory comments as soon as possible and ensure they have evidence to rebut the presumption of discrimination, such as an equal opportunities policy and proof that managers have received diversity training.
They issued a statement which said: "Warwick Students' Union is currently investigating complaints that allege that a sabbatical officer has engaged in behaviour that may violate the union's code of conduct and equal opportunities policy.
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Targeting children between the ages of two years three months to nursery age, the group caters for all denominations and ethnic groups, operating an equal opportunities policy.
A police spokesman said the display of emblems was covered by PSNI equal opportunities policy.
A robust equal opportunities policy that was properly followed and enforced from the top down would, over the years, have changed their attitudes so that by 2011 they would no longer have such pre-historic attitudes that led them to indulge in sexist banter in the workplace.
Your club must have a signed constitution, child protection policy, equal opportunities policy and income/expenditure records.
An equal opportunities policy is used and everyone is welcomed to play for Bridgend Athletic RFC.
Scouse comic John Bishop jokes he's a product of the BBC's equal opportunities policy.
David Packham, Aston University's Secretary and Registrar, said: "We have an equal opportunities policy and we are very much against discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation.
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