An employer has an obligation to ensure that recruitment advertising is carried out in a non-discriminatory manner. The Equality Commission have produced a useful guide to recruitment advertising
A job description is a document which provides information for an individual about the nature and duties of their role. Guidance for employers in drawing up job descriptions and carrying out recruitment activities is available on the Business Link website.See:
Job evaluation aims to define the worth of a job within a workplace. It does this by ranking jobs according to the demands placed upon the job holder. Job evaluation does not determine pay and it does not evaluate the person doing the job - just the job itself.
The Agency’s Workplace Information Service is available to employers, employees, trade unions and others. Workplace Information Service advisors provide information and advice on a wide range of employment matters. The Workplace Information Service is also an important contact point for identifying circumstances, or clients, who would benefit from being referred to other Agency services.
The Workplace Information Service provides clear, confidential, independent and impartial advice to assist the caller in resolving issues in the workplace.
While the advisors cannot provide a legal opinion they can help callers gain a better understanding of their rights and responsibilities as well as identifying possible options to help resolve their issues.