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EOC News Issue 2

Persons with Down syndrome possess their own unique talents, artistry and abilities. Just as everyone else, they deserve the right to educational and vocational opportunities, the opportunity to develop their talents and skills, full participation in the workforce and the opportunity to contribute to society.

EOC mourns the death of CAISO Founder

The Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) has described the death of CAISO Founder Colin Robinson as the loss of a stalwart. The EOC worked on many projects with CAISO under Mr. Robinson’s stewardship including the LGBTQI Workplace Policy, in collaboration with the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

EOC News Issue 1

Members of staff at the Equal Opportunity Commission are leading the fight against discrimination from the front. Staff enrolled and completed an introductory sign language course in an effort to communicate more effectively with persons who are deaf and promote inclusivity.

Notice for Publication August 2020

Members of the public are asked to take notice that, further to section 39(1) of the Equal Opportunity Act Chap 22:03 (the ‘Act’), copies of the following reports are available for inspection at the Commission’s offices located at Nos. 55-57, Manic Street, Chaguanas, 500621 on any working day [Monday to Friday except public holidays] between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Guidelines for Employers COVID-19

Employers and workers are faced with unique and challenging circumstances in responding to coronavirus (COVID-19) due to the recent measures, which continue to impact organisations nationwide. As places of work re-open, employers will be faced with difficult decisions including changes to the way employees work.

EOT NO. 0005/2018 Dr. Peter Hanoomansingh v The UWI

Preliminary Issue: Jurisdiction of the Tribunal Jurisdiction of the University Visitor Procedure for disputing jurisdiction Jurisdiction to hear constitutional issues Admissibility of evidence in conciliation proceedings in the Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago – section 14.4 Clause, Equal Opportunity Commission Sections 5, 6, 8, 40 and 44 of the Equal Opportunity Act. CPR 1998 Part 26.1 (1) (d) & 27(9) (1) Rule 7.13 & 24.1 EOT Rules 2016.