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sexual harassment

How should employers deal with allegations of sexual harassment at work?

The Fawcett Society has published a report, “Tackling sexual harassment in the workplace: recommendations forView Article

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Do menopausal symptoms amount to a disability?

A person has a disability under the Equality Act 2010 if they have a physicalView Article

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menopausal
Menopause

Menopause in the workplace – is further legislation required to protect employees?

The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry into workplace practices around the menopause.View Article

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Sexual harassment in the workplace: a new duty on employers?

The Government response into consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace has now been published. View Article

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Sexual harassment
childcare disparity

The ‘childcare disparity’ – is evidence required?

Does a Claimant have to show evidence that women, because of their childcare responsibilities, areView Article

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Changes to flexible working and redundancy protection?

The Government has published its response to the report of the Women and Equalities CommitteeView Article

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gendered impact
shared parental leave

Is it discrimination to pay less for shared parental leave than for adoption leave?

Direct sex discrimination occurs where, because of sex, an employer treats an employee less favourablyView Article

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Clarity on whether it is discriminatory to fail to enhance shared parental pay

The Court of Appeal has now given guidance on whether it is discriminatory for employersView Article

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shared parental pay
redundancy

Should redundancy protection be extended for new parents?

Under current regulations, before making a woman on maternity leave redundant, an employer has anView Article

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Key employment law changes on the horizon for Spring 2019

We have been enjoying the warmest winter days since records began and Spring is wellView Article

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employment law changes