Equal Opportunities Policy
Equal Opportunities Policy reflects both the aim and purposes of ATAC
and the sprit and intentions of legalisation, which outlaws
The organisation will not discriminate or treat any
individual less favourably on grounds of sex, marital status, race,
colour, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, age or sexual
As an employer, ATAC aims to ensure that no job
applicant or staff member receives less favourable treatment on the
grounds of sex, marital status, religion, race, colour, nationality,
ethnic origin, disability, age or sexual orientation.
ATAC aims to ensure that people with disabilities are
given equal opportunity to enter employment. In so doing it willfully
consider making reasonable adjustments to working - practices,
equipment and premises to ensure that a disabled person disadvantage
due to their disability. In addition when staff members become
disabled in the course of their employment every effort will be made
through reasonable adjustment retraining or redeployment to enable
them to remain in the employment of ATAC.
Entry to employment and promotion or change of post
within ATAC is determined by personal merits and ability relevant to
the aims and purposes of ATAC.
The aims and purposes of ATAC which are central to all
staff in post are required to demonstrate a clear commitment to these.
It is the responsibility of every individual, both staff
and volunteer, to eliminate discrimination by ensuring the practical
application of the equal opportunities policy and reporting incidents
of discrimination to an appropriate senior member.
All allegations of discrimination will be treated seriously. Any
discrimination is totally unacceptable to ATAC and anyone found to be
discriminating will face disciplinary action.
Sexual and racial harassment are forms of discrimination on the
grounds of a person's sex or race. This and any other harassment is
totally unacceptable to ATAC and such behaviour is considered a
disciplinary offence. All allegations of harassment are treated
seriously and all practical steps taken to prevent the behaviour