Chapter

Equality in Employment

Astra Emir

in Selwyn's Law of Employment

Edition 20

Published on behalf of © Astra Emir and The Estate of the late Norman Selwyn 2018

Published in print May 2018 | ISBN: 9780198814849
Published online September 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191852510 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/he/9780198814849.003.0004
Equality in Employment

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This chapter considers those provisions of the Equality Act 2010 that relate to employment law. These generally are to be found in Parts 5, 8, 9, 10, and 11 of the Act, together with provisions found in various schedules. Topics discussed include key concepts of the Act; various types of prohibited conduct such as direct and indirect discrimination; the protected characteristics as identified by the Equality Act; discrimination in employment; provisions in the Equality Act that are common to all of the protected characteristics; comparators; occupational requirements; submitting a complaint; enforcement powers of the Equality and Human Rights Commission; and other protected groups.

Keywords: employment law; Equality Act 2010; prohibited conduct; discrimination; direct discrimination; indirect discrimination; harassment; sexual harassment; comparator protected characteristics; Equality Commission; Human Rights Commission

Chapter.  29768 words. 

Subjects: Employment and Labour Law

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