MDEM is totally committed to achieving equality of opportunities in service delivery and employment.
Discrimination on grounds of race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, marital status, sexuality, disability, age or any other unjustifiable criterion, will not be tolerated.
MDEM will not tolerate unlawful and unfair discrimination and harassment in delivery of service or employment.
MDEM adopts LCC’s Equalities Polices and Procedures. All services will be delivered fairly and without discrimination.
Contractors will be required to comply with MDEM’s equalities statement and LCC’s equalities policies and procedures. Voluntary organisations and others grant-aided will be expected to have an equalities policy and procedures covering employment and service delivery.
MDEM will abide by LCC’s policies and procedures. No one will be discriminated against when applying for a job or during the course of their employment with LCC. MDEM wishes to reflect the diverse population in relation to employment opportunities. All employees will have equal access to training and career development.
In supporting museums to develop volunteer and recruitment policies and procedures, MDEM will promote equality of opportunities and encourage diversity in the workforce.
MDEM requires all employees to behave in ways that promote equality and are non-racist, non-sexist, and gender non-discriminatory. This applies to behaviour towards members of the public and in delivery of services and to other employees within the course of work.
MDEM Board approved 17 December 2014.