Updated to reflect that the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 are in force from 31 March 2017, introducing the gender pay gap reporting duty for public authorities.
In this week's podcast, we explore the steps that you can take to reduce the risk of having an indirectly discriminatory provision, criterion or practice. We also discuss what to take into account when deciding whether or not indirect discrimination can be justified.
The employment tribunal held that the Equality Act 2010 failed to provide the required protection under EU law for a couple in a civil partnership who were denied accrual of benefits to which married couples were entitled under a pension scheme.
Hilary Slater, consultant with Cobbetts solicitors, provides a round-up of decisions on discrimination.
In Training Commission v Jackson (22 January 1990) EOR31E, the EAT upholds an industrial tribunal's finding that the restriction under ET of childcare payments to "lone parents" was unjustifiable indirect discrimination on grounds of married status.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to indirect marriage and civil partnership discrimination.