Age-Inclusive Learning Network | Promoting Age Equality: What can employers do?

The Age-Inclusive Learning Network brings professionals with an interest in age inclusion together online, to hear and share best practice, share learning, network and to hear from a topic expert speaker covering issues such as menopause, recruitment, retirement, pensions and savings, and positive aging.

  • Date:

    19 Feb 2024

  • Time:

    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

  • Location:

    Online

  • Price:

    Free

There are a range of topic-specific workshops available and participants can register for one or multiple sessions. Please click here to register for upcoming sessions.

The Learning Network is aimed to those in HR with an interest in Diversity & Inclusion or with line-managing duties, based in Northern Ireland.

About this workshop

Systematic, fair and objective recruitment and selection procedures increase the likelihood that the most suitable persons will be appointed, and significantly reduce the possibility that unlawful discrimination will occur. Focusing specifically on the issue of age discrimination, this webinar will examine various aspects of the recruitment and selection process and aims to provide employers with practical guidance and support for avoiding unlawful discrimination.

This learning network delivered by Roisin Kelly from the Equality Commission for NI is designed to give employers an awareness of age discrimination in the workplace and explores some of the key issues in relation to recruiting and retaining employees.

Topics covered in this workshop:

  • Scope of the legislation
  • Types of Discrimination
  • Objective Justification
  • Recruitment
  • Benefits based on length of service
  • Retirement
  • Redundancy
  • Good practice recommendations

All sessions will take place via Teams. Attendees will be emailed a secure link to join following registration.

Please contact Age at Work programme manager natalie.anderson@bitcni.org.uk with any queries.