equal opportunities monitoring

equal opportunities monitoring

A generic UK term for those activities which are intended to prevent discrimination against individuals based on objective differences—e.g., age, class, cognitive ability, culture, gender, health status, HIV status, marital status, mental health, offending background, physical ability, place of origin, political beliefs, race, religion, sensory ability and/or sexuality/sexual orientation.
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She said wording on the questionnaire was also insulting because it states: "We have to collect the following information for Equal Opportunities Monitoring.
The grim theme tune, the constant drizzle, the character list that reads like some kind of equal opportunities monitoring form.
Employers will be under an obligation to take preventative measures against harassment and to help with this the conciliation service ACAS is advising organisations to ask a question about sexual orientation on equal opportunities monitoring forms.
More than 150 job applications and equal opportunities monitoring forms have been completed online so far.
Q I understand from the press that Equal Opportunities monitoring is good practice for employers.

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