Podcast: Ten years of the Equality Act 2010 - what it means for employers
Jo Broadbent, counsel knowledge lawyer at Hogan Lovells, provides practical guidance on the key discrimination decisions of the past 10 years since the introduction of the Equality Act 2010, including cases relating to: discrimination arising from disability; religious and philosophical beliefs; sexual orientation discrimination; and the "costs plus" approach to justification of indirect discrimination.
Jo also discusses future developments in discrimination legislation.
- Dismissal of paraplegic employee angry over lack of wheelchair access
- Court of Appeal rules on constructive knowledge of disability
- Religion or belief discrimination: Asserted belief about climate change capable of protection as "philosophical belief"
- Religious discrimination: Christian registrar disciplined for refusing to carry out civil partnership duties was not discriminated against unlawfully
- Human rights: UK breached employee's human right to freedom of religion in Christian cross case
- Shared parental leave: No sex discrimination where employer fails to enhance pay
- Age discrimination: Decision on age grounds to issue dismissal notice to redundant employee prior to formal consultation was justified
- Age discrimination: Absence of means justified pay policy favouring older officers
- Employment law manual: Disability discrimination