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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But respondents are also asked to fill in a questionnaire on an inserted A4 sheet 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.
There seems little incentive for managers who have equal opportunities monitoring built into their `forward job plans' to tackle the Issue of the equal opportunities policies of private sector providers, especially as this is not one of the issues that is monitored by the Cabinet Office.
Q I understand from the press that Equal Opportunities monitoring is good practice for employers.

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