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|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...|
|23 Dec 2008||Straight man suffering homophobic taunts protected by Sexual Orientation Regulations||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News|
|1 Sep 2003||Sexual Orientation Explored||Maz Adam Iqbal, employment lawyer, Howells Solicitors||ELA Briefing||We already have in place legislation to protect individuals against discrimination on the ground of sex. A recurring matter has been discrimination on the ground of sexual orientation and whether this...|
|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...
|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 Aug 2003||In Brief - Sexual Orientation 08/03||Barry Clarke and Clive Howard, Russell Jones & Walker||ELA Briefing||On 19 June 2003 the House of Lords handed down its decision in the joined appeals of MacDonald v Advocates General for Scotland and Pearce v Mayfield School  UKHL 34. It unanim...|
|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...|
|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 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...
|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...|