A call has been made to urgently strengthen laws in Northern Ireland around age discrimination. They said Northern Ireland is the only jurisdiction in the UK and Ireland without these protections, and it is important that age discrimination laws are urgently strengthened. Proposals to extend age discrimination legislation in 2015 were unable to be agreed by the Executive at the timeJoin us tomorrow for our panel discussion on the need to reform our age discrimination laws at 11am in St. Mary's University College . In a joint statement, they said: “We’ve had protection here against age discrimination in employment and in education since 2006. “It cannot be right that people here have less protection from age discrimination here than their peers in our nearest neighbouring countries.
Source: The Herald August 09, 2022 21:22 UTC