Increased rates in injury to feelings compensation in discrimination cases was issued by the Presidents of the Employment Tribunals (England & Wales) and (Scotland). The rates are are adjusted for inflation annually.
Plans to Boost Protections For Pregnant Women And New Parents Returning To Work. Pregnant women and new parents returning to work after having children are to be further protected from unfairly losing their jobs under new proposals set out by the Government on 24 January 2019.
The Nine Protected Characteristics Definition of “protected characteristic”: It is unlawful to discriminate against an individual because of any of the protected characteristics in the Equality Act 2010. The nine protected characteristics are: Age Age Discrimination was the last protected
The Equality Act Disability Regulations The Equality Act Disability Regulations came into force on 1 October 2010 and prevent employers and service providers from discriminating on the grounds of individuals’ physical or mental disabilities. Addictions that were originally the result