Positive Action for Traveller Employment

Positive Action for Traveller Employment offers the reader an insight into ten different and innovative approaches to employment creation in the Traveller community. The case studies highlight valuable commitment and creativity from government departments, local authorities, Traveller organisations and Travellers in seeking to respond to low levels of employment for Travellers in the mainstream labour market.

The Employment Equality Acts make generous provision for positive action by employers. Employers can take steps with a view to ensuring full equality in practice between employees on all of the nine discriminatory grounds. Positive action has a key contribution to make in addressing the significant labour market inequalities experienced by Travellers

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