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|1 Dec 2011||Embarrassment over toilets: tolerating intolerance?||Ginny Harrison, freelance consultant||ELA Briefing||Gender reassignment is probably the least discussed of the nine `protected characteristics' under the Equality Act 2010. Lack of specific policies and misunderstanding risk lost tribunal claims and hi...|
|16 Dec 2009||Christian registrar who would not perform civil partnerships did not suffer religious discrimination||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Ladele v London Borough of Islington and anor the Court of Appeal has upheld the EAT's decision that a Christian registrar did not suffer religious discrimination when she was threatened with dismi...|
|4 Dec 2009||EAT holds dismissal for refusal to counsel gay couples not discriminatory||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In McFarlane v Relate Avon Ltd the EAT has held that the dismissal of an employee for refusing to work with homosexuals is not direct religious discrimination, as the dismissal was based on the employ...|
|23 Dec 2008||Straight man suffering homophobic taunts protected by Sexual Orientation Regulations||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News|
|26 Jun 2008||Further details of the Equality Bill released||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||The Government Equalities Office has today published ‘Framework for a Fairer Future – The Equality Bill’, outlining further details of the content of the proposed Equality Bill. The bill will consolid...|
|21 Feb 2008||Those known to be heterosexual not protected against homophobic 'banter' harassment||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In English v Thomas Sanderson Blinds Ltd the EAT has held that protection from harassment under Regulation 5 of the Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003 does not extend to those w...|
|4 Sep 2007||Response to Consultation: Discrimination Law Review: A Framework for Fairness: Proposals for a Single Equality Bill for Great Britain||Consultations||
This consultation sought views on the Government’s proposals for simplifying, modernising and making more effective the framework of discrimination. The Government’s stated aim is to produce a Sing...
|4 Jul 2007||An Update on Sexual Orientation||Federico Podeschi, Managing Director, LGBT Cymru Helpline||Lecture Notes|
|2 Apr 2007||New laws in force in April 2007||Employment News||
The key employment law changes taking place in April 2007 are set out below:
|1 Jun 2005||In Brief - Sexual Orientation||Peter Linstead, Clarendon Chambers||ELA Briefing||The Department of Trade and Industry has been consulting on proposed amendments to the Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003 based on civil partnership. It is proposed that from De...|