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It is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee or job applicant because of any of the protected characteristics in the Equality Act 2010.
The nine protected characteristics are age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnership.
16 Sep 2019
Vegetarians cannot be victims of discrimination, a judge has held, after a tribunal found it could not be described as...
13 Sep 2019
A second Oxford University professor this year is challenging the institution over its retirement policy...
12 Sep 2019
A financial product manager for the French bank BNP Paribas has won her case for direct sex discrimination, victimisation and...
11 Sep 2019
A former NHS worker who was threatened with legal action after reporting feeling suicidal has been awarded £92,000 in compensation...
9 Sep 2019
Graduates from wealthier backgrounds are more than twice as likely to be on a £30,000 starting salary than those with working-class roots.
3 Sep 2019
How should you calculate holiday pay for a term-time worker without regular hours?
A recent Court of Appeal decision, The...
29 Aug 2019
Teachers and doctors who have been moved on to less beneficial pension schemes have grounds for a legal challenge to ensure they don't lose out
23 Aug 2019
Tribunal finds poor appraisal score was discriminatory.
23 Aug 2019
A union boss in Wales has called for positive discrimination in favour of black and ethnic minority women applying for...
22 Aug 2019
One in eight (12%) employers would be reluctant to hire a woman who could become pregnant and one in seven...
19 Aug 2019
One in five immigration enforcement employees at the Home Office ‘personally experienced discrimination at work’, according to an internal survey
19 Aug 2019
A former partner at high street law firm McMillan Williams has claimed it created a “morally bankrupt environment” that allowed...
15 Aug 2019
The case involving a Northern Irish bakery that refused to make a cake with a message supporting gay marriage will...
14 Aug 2019
A bus driver has been suspended after reportedly refusing to drive a bus decorated with the rainbow-coloured LGBT pride flag....