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Refusing to provide any form of interpreters

 

Vonny
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What can be done when an organisation providing support services refuses to make any provision for different languages - the clients include recent refugees, the organisation is refusing to pay for language line or interpreters.
To me this seems a case of direct discrimination against a group with a protected characteristic, in this case race.

     
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Vonny - 10 May 2019 10:58 AM

What can be done when an organisation providing support services refuses to make any provision for different languages - the clients include recent refugees, the organisation is refusing to pay for language line or interpreters.
To me this seems a case of direct discrimination against a group with a protected characteristic, in this case race.

report them (posting here may well have that effect anyway….)

     
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How do you report them?
I have not named the organisation

     
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to the equality & human rights people (yes, sorry, of course you hadn’t named them ...being thick ... )

     
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don’t worry it is friday
I given the person the details of the equality and human rights people
would it be best for me to do the reporting?