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  • Diversity Champion Round Up of 2015

    16 Dec 2015

    The Diversity Champions have gathered together some of our highlights from the past 12 months. Follow the link in this post to see our video round up of 2015.

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  • Dáil passes Bill to remove ‘chill factor’ for LGBT teachers in religious-run schools

    02 Dec 2015

    The Bill passed tonight amends a section of the Employment Equality Act that prioritised the ethos of a religious-run institution over protections for people working in those institutions. The amended Bill shifts the emphasis on protection to the employee rather than the institution. The provisions applied to almost all primary schools and to many hospitals, and had served to create a chill factor and threat for all employees who may not have matched the institution’s ethos, including LGBT people, people who were divorced or had a child outside marriage.

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