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Equality & diversity
20 Jan 2004
Q The Home Secretary has called for the police to automatically disqualify members of the British National Party from becoming...
9 Dec 2003
By Michael Bradshaw, associate, employment and pensions
unit, Charles Russell
Q An employee has complained that he is being verbally...
9 Dec 2003
Employers are being warned that discriminating against candidates with
facial disfigurements is as serious as ignoring disabled jobseekers.
1 Dec 2003
The Sexual Orientation (Amendment) Regulations 2003 come
into force today.
The regulations make it unlawful to discriminate on grounds
18 Nov 2003
Working to accommodate transsexual employees when they ‘transition’ from one sex to another is more than just ‘political correctness’ or...
27 Oct 2003
GMB union has agreed to pay £300,000 to the former secretary of the union’s
Scottish leader, after she accused...
14 Oct 2003
Trade and industry secretary Patricia Hewitt has written to 500 of the UK’s
top companies to urge them to benchmark...
1 Oct 2003
Unions claim Employment Equality Regulations fail to give protection for gay and lesbian workers; HSE presses employers to tighten up job-related road safety before December
19 Sep 2003
law that prohibits councils from ‘promoting’ homosexuality has been repealed.
successful case has never been brought under Section...
7 Aug 2003
Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has suspended its investigation into
alleged widespread sexual harassment at the Royal Mail after the...
1 Aug 2003
occupational health professionals, working in vastly different settings,
discuss the pros and cons of working within a multidisciplinary team,...
17 Jun 2003
The Personnel Today Workforce Diversity and Equality survey, produced in association with DLA, polled 1,300 HR professionals in both the...
1 May 2003
Women report criticism, ridicule and harassment by their managers
4 Feb 2003
The Royal Mail’s new director of diversity has pledged to change the
company’s work culture after the Equal Opportunities Commission...
1 Sep 2002
A ruling against Derbyshire Police has clarified the rules on marriage discrimination and highlights the ways employers can fall foul of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975