The Women’s Trust charity, which supports women on low pay, has said that the practice of asking job applicants for their current salaries fuels the gender pay gap.   The charity has suggested that featuring salaries in job adverts could…

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The Government has decided that caste should not be a protected characteristic in its own right.     The decision follows a public consultation seeking views on how to ensure that there is appropriate and proportional legal protection against unlawful…

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A Swedish Muslim woman has been awarded compensation after her job interview with a translation company was swiftly ended when she declined to shake hands with a male interviewer.     The person conducting the interview, in this case offered…

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee’s belief in the right to own the copyright and moral rights of her own creative works and output was not a philosophical belief under the Equality Act 2010. The employee, in…

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employer had failed to objectively justify its decision to issue a disciplinary sickness absence warning to a disabled employee.

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The Government’s Equalities Office has published guidance on dress codes and sex discrimination for employers, employees and job applicants  .

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that failure to pay a male employee enhanced Shared Parental Pay was not sex discrimination.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has upheld a tribunal’s decision that an employer had directly discriminated against an employee because of a perceived disability.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has overturned a tribunal’s decision to strike out a complaint of direct marriage discrimination following a dismissal.

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