LFC is committed to operating in accordance and within the Employment Equality Act 1998 and the Equal Status Act 2000.
It is the aim of LFC, through relationships with its members, visitors, employees, and associates that everyone will be treated fairly, with respect and on an equal and non-discriminatory basis. We endeavour not to place any individual at a disadvantage by imposing conditions or requirements which cannot be justified.
LFC acknowledge their responsibility for setting standards and values which will apply throughout the Club and at every level of activity.
We will ensure that all participants involved in all aspects of Rugby Football or other pastimes or social activity will be given equal opportunity irrespective of age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, religion or belief, ability or disability.
LFC is committed to eliminating discrimination by reason of age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, religion or belief, ability or disability.
LFC will ensure that all members of the community have access to and have the opportunity to take part in, and enjoy, our programme of activities, competitions and events.
LFC will not tolerate harassment, bullying, abuse or victimisation of any individual, including sexual or racially based harassment or other discriminatory behaviour, whether verbal or physical and will work to ensure such behaviour is met with appropriate action in whatever context it may occur.
The Management Committee is committed to the immediate investigation of any complaints of discrimination on the above grounds once they are brought to its attention see Complaints Procedure below.
We will apply the principles of equal opportunity to all areas of our activity namely; Recruitment and Training of Staff, Coaches and Officials, whether employed or volunteers.
The Management and Committees of LFC believe that equality of equal opportunity and diversity is vital to its success and an essential pre-requisite to the achievement of its goals, in the delivery of the best possible facility that is accessible, appropriate and responsive to meeting the diverse needs of individuals and the local community.