Equality & Human Rights
The NIC Equality and Human Rights Committee leads on equality and human rights matters.
The Committee meet quarterly to advance NIC's work on issues including disability, race, gender, sexual orientation and age; Section 75 and human rights.
Members of the Committee participate in formal bilateral meetings with the two relevant statutory agencies - the Equality Commission Northern Ireland (ECNI) and the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) - to discuss issues of concern to the trade union movement and areas of joint work.
Congress Equality Committees include:
The Women's Committee
The Disability Committee
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Committee
The Black and Minority Ethnic Committee.