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A senior worker who had cancer was awarded a payment of £2.5m after being dismissed on the spot. ..

Date created: 07/05/2021

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After calling a short gay colleague ‘half a man’ a firefighter was dismissed by his employer. He was later awarded £12,000 for unfair dismissal...

Date created: 13/04/2021

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According to the TUC a third of black and ethnic minority employees claim they have been unfairly turned down for work. They also admit that they feel twice as likely to have been placed in insecure positions than their white colleagues...

Date created: 30/03/2021

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The government is considering capping awards for discrimination as part of a drive to reduce red tape. The review is part of employment regulation review ..

Date created: 16/05/2011

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Just before diversity practitioners thought the coalition had finished tampering with equality laws, many may be surprised to learn the government is asking whether we should scrap equality laws all together..

Date created: 01/05/2011

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The Institute of Equality and Diversity Practitioners have called a series of emergency meetings to discuss their challenge to the governments proposed changes ..

Date created: 11/04/2011

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A new study from the Employers Forum on Age revealed that one in six workers feel they have been discriminated against when applying for a job ..

Date created: 04/04/2011

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In a surprise announcement Theresa May Minister for Equalities and Women has commissioned a policy review on the specific equality duties that were due to come into force on April 6th. ..

Date created: 21/03/2011

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With new Single Equality Duties set to kick in from April 2012, the government has launched a consultation on how exemptions may apply in practise on age as a protected characteristic..

Date created: 07/03/2011

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Urgent action is needed to improve recruitment websites to make them accessible and welcoming for all users a report finds..

Date created: 20/02/2011

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Slamming the Equalities watchdog for squandering public money, the Coalition government are going to strip a further 60% the Equality Human Rights Commissions funding..

Date created: 07/02/2011

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