We have updated our good practice guide on disability to reflect current terminology, provide additional guidance on adopting an inclusive approach towards applicants and employees with disabilities, and ensure compliance with the GDPR.
A whistleblower who complained of a misogynistic and racist culture at a Scottish government department has claimed that she was taped to a chair and gagged by her colleagues.
Disabled workers earned on average £1.50 less an hour last year that those without a disability, which has pushed the disability pay gap to its highest level since 2013.
Consultant editor Darren Newman explains how the difference between the test of reasonableness in relation to unfair dismissal and the test for justification in relation to "discrimination arising from disability" led to an interesting - and important - Court of Appeal decision.
Updated to include current terminology, additional good practice guidance and information to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation. See Disability: Updated good practice guidance.
Naeema Choudry, partner at global law firm Eversheds Sutherland, and Anne Hurst, senior diversity and inclusion specialist at PwC LLP, share their knowledge and experience of putting into practice strategies to tackle the gender pay gap.
Annelise Tracy Phillips, senior associate at Burges Salmon, looks at some of the problems enforcing the gender pay gap regulations, and what employers should do next if they have received notice from EHRC of non-compliance.
In City of York Council v Grosset, the Court of Appeal held that the dismissal of a teacher for showing an 18-rated film to his pupils amounted to discrimination arising from his disability, even though the school had not been aware that the teacher's conduct was linked to his disability.
The law on discrimination in recruitment and selection, including the impact of the Equality Act 2010 on recruitment, direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, the duty to make reasonable adjustments, positive action, occupational requirements, monitoring and keeping records.
Updated to take account of the General Data Protection Regulation, in force from 25 May 2018.
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