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09 Jul 2020

Racial equality in the workplace – considerations for employers

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With the recent focus on the Black Lives Matter movement and the global rallies, protests and social media campaigns placing a spotlight on racism, it’s crucial that employers take stock of the practices in their workplaces. In the same way that the “#metoo” movement exposed the widespread and systemic issue of sexual harassment and placed pressure on companies to promote a culture of equality and acceptable behaviour - the movements to tackle racism may well be the next “#metoo” and employers should not delay in taking action.

All employers have a legal responsibility to protect their staff from racism. Click here for the key considerations and practical steps that employers should be turning their minds to.

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