Equality/Diversity

Kilkenny and Carlow ETB will ensure the right to equal treatment established by equality legislation and accommodate diversity so as to contribute to equality for the groups covered by the equality legislation (under the grounds of gender, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, religious belief, age, disability, race and membership of the Traveller Community).

We will identify and work to eliminate barriers to access to services for people experiencing poverty and social exclusion and for those facing geographic barriers to service.

Service Delivery
Promote awareness and provide equality/diversity training, as appropriate, for ETB staff.
Ensure that all publications are reviewed and comply with equality legislation and good practice.
Every effort will be made to ensure that appropriate resources are made available to eliminate barriers for people wishing to use our services and attend ETB events.
Every effort will be made to provide access to our services for people with disabilities.
Review and develop our recruitment and selection practices in line with relevant legislation and good practice.
Ensure that the diverse needs of our students are accommodated within the services offered.
Ensure that our practices and procedures do not discriminate under the nine grounds of: gender, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, religious belief, age, disability, race or membership of the travelling community.
Ensure that services are provided which recognise the increasing diversity within our community.
Provide, as appropriate, a range of family-friendly working options for staff.

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