Tag Archive: sex discrimination

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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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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childcare disparity
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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dress code

Is it discrimination to require an employee to wear high heels?

We reported last year on the Government response to the House of Commons and EqualitiesView Article

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Is it discrimination not to enhance shared parental leave pay?

We reported last year on the debate about whether it is direct sex discrimination forView Article

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shared parental leave
sexual harassment

How to end sexual harassment at work? EHRC report on turning the tables

Sexual harassment is unwanted conduct of a sexual nature, which has the purpose or effectView Article

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The cost of injury to feelings: increased compensation in discrimination claims

Claimants who succeed in a claim of discrimination in the Employment Tribunal are able toView Article

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injury to feelings compensation