CRE calls for public sector race scrutiny

first_imgCRE calls for public sector race scrutinyOn 24 Jul 2001 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. The Commission for Racial Equality has called on inspection bodies toscrutinise the public sector’s adherence to the Race Relations (Amendment) Act.It calls for close inspection of racial equality in service delivery andemployment in its annual report. The CRE welcomes the act, which places a duty on public bodies to monitorand promote racial equality, claiming it has become a major consideration forthe public sector and government. There has been progress, particularly inreporting and recording incidents. CRE chairman Gurbux Singh said the troubles in Bradford and other citiesshould not divert attention from the opportunities the act has brought. Last week, Personnel Today reported on Unison research that suggested only11 per cent of public sector employers have set targets to increase theproportion of staff from ethnic minorities. www.cre.gov.uk Related posts:No related photos.last_img

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