TITLE

Equality Act 2010 creates new weapon in discrimination battle

AUTHOR(S)
Bloodworth, Marian
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
People Management;5/6/2010, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author expresses her views on Great Britain's Equality Act 2010. She highlights the role of the legislation as a weapon in discrimination battle that enables employees to bring claims of direct discrimination on the grounds of a combination of protected characteristics including age, sex and race. The legislation adds a new type of direct discrimination claim for employers. The combined effect of protected characteristics require employees to show they have been treated less favourably than others.
ACCESSION #
50882304

 

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