Equality and workforce

Public Sector Equality Duty

Equality, diversity, and inclusion are very important to us at Salford City Council. As an organisation we aim to continually challenge how we do things to ensure we create a truly inclusive culture, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. Our aim is to embed equity across our workforce as we create an environment where all employees have opportunities to reach their full potential without prejudice or discrimination.

We regularly monitor our workforce equality data to identify areas for improvement and to inform our priorities and strategies and we publish this annually as part of our Public Sector Equality Duty.

The Public Sector Equality Duty requires us to have due regard to the need to achieve the objectives set out under s149 of the Equality Act 2010 to:

  • eliminate discrimination, harassment, victimisation and any other conduct that is prohibited by or under the Equality Act 2010
  • advance equality of opportunity between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic and persons who do not share it
  • foster good relations between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic and persons who do not share it.

The relevant protected characteristics for the purpose of the Public Sector Equality Duty are age, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership. Salford City Council extends its equal opportunities policies and practices to other characteristics, working patterns and caring responsibilities.

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This page was last updated on 30 March 2022

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