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|1 Dec 2003||ACAS Guidelines on Religion and Sex||Joy Hankins, Laytons||ELA Briefing||The “Religion or Belief and the Workplace” and “Sexual Orientation and the Workplace” guidelines, which have been published by ACAS, give employers helpful and clear insight into how the new regulatio...|
|4 Jul 2007||An Update on Sexual Orientation||Federico Podeschi, Managing Director, LGBT Cymru Helpline||Lecture Notes|
|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...|
|1 Jan 2004||Defining the Grounds of Equality Discrimination||Nicholas De Marco, Blackstone Chambers||ELA Briefing||In December last year the Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003 and the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003 came into force (see ELA Briefing, Decemb...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|1 Apr 2005||How Much of a ‘Burden’ is Proving Discrimination?||Cheryl Edmonds, steeles llp||ELA Briefing||
On 18 February 2005 the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the consolidated appeals of Igen Ltd v Wong, Chamberlin Solicitors v Emokpae and Brunel University v Webster, overturnin...
|1 Jul 2003||In Brief - Equality Regulations Update||Joanne Owers is a partner at Charles Russell||ELA Briefing||On 8 May the government laid before Parliament the final draft of two sets of regulations outlawing discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief and sexual orientation following consultation (t...|
|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...|