ethnic monitoring

ethnic monitoring

The process used by an enterprise, organisation or other public agency to collect, store and analyse data about people’s ethnic backgrounds. Ethnic monitoring data can be used to highlight possible inequalities and investigate their underlying causes, as well as assess and prevent adverse impact.
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AN ETHNIC monitoring form drawn up on behalf of the Welsh Assembly Government did not include "Welsh" as one of the options.
A separate ethnic monitoring of Sikhs in the 2011 Census, introduction of a Code of Practice for Sikh articles of faith, importance of the Sikh identity to other countries in Europe and support for Sikh ideals of self determination and independence were among the topics discussed.
take an interdisciplinary approach to look for ways to find why racism is still so powerful, including recent questions about ethnic monitoring, elite racism in the media and among politicians, the effectiveness of anti-racism interventions, the role of sports, the arts and education, community-level initiatives, and equal opportunities.
The organisations all failed to conduct effective ethnic monitoring in their workforce despite a requirement to meet the standard three years ago.
Comprehensive ethnic monitoring data is evaluated, along with prisoners' complaints, ensuring that all prisoners are treated fairly, in a non-discriminatory fashion and have equal access to all facilities and services.
Prisoners complained that they were passed over for release on licence but ethnic monitoring statistics showed this was not so.
The New Deal has the most comprehensive ethnic monitoring of any employment programme, and the figures show that people from ethnic backgrounds do better through the New Deal than in the labour market as a whole.
However, the specific duties that the new Act requires of public sector employers goes beyond ethnic monitoring.
A tory am has branded ethnic monitoring in the NHS as 'ludicrous' after being asked what race he was while seeking health advice relating to his baby daughter.
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