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IDS Discrimination at Work

IDS Discrimination at Work
IDS Employment Law Handbook
Practice Area:  Employment Law
ISBN:  9780414061637
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  08 Sep 2017
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Paperback
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The IDS Discrimination at Work Employment Handbook gives a detailed explanation of every aspect of workplace discrimination law, with reference to the key issues across the vast scope of the Equality Act 2010. This truly comprehensive handbook explains the scope of the law - who is protected and who may be liable; sets out the circumstances in which discrimination can arise before, during and after employment; and examines how the law can be enforced.

Discrimination law has become a vast topic with the capacity to affect every aspect of the employment relationship. Now more than ever it is important to keep up-to-date and fully informed. This handbook provides a clear and comprehensive account of the law relating to discrimination in the workplace.


Part 1 Sources of discrimination law
  • UK discrimination law
  • European discrimination law
  • Human rights law
Part 2 Protected characteristics
  • Characteristics covered by Equality Act
  • Age
  • Disability  
  • Gender reassignment
  • Marriage and civil partnership
  • Pregnancy and maternity
  • Race
  • Religion or belief
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation
Part 3 Prohibited conduct
  • Prohibited conduct: general principles
  • Direct discrimination 3
  • Indirect discrimination: proving disadvantage
  • Indirect discrimination: objective justification
  • Harassment
  • Victimisation
  • Discrimination arising from disability
  • Failure to make reasonable adjustments
  • Other forms of prohibited conduct
Part 4 Discrimination in the workplace
  • Workplace discrimination: general principles  
  • Recruitment
  • Discrimination during employment
  • Dismissal
  • Retirement
  • Post-employment discrimination  
Part 5 Liability for discrimination
  • Liability of employers, employees and agents
  • Liability of other bodies
Part 6 Exceptions
  • General exceptions
  • Specific exceptions
Part 7 Proving discrimination
  • Burden of proof
  • Proving discrimination  
Part 8 Enforcement and remedies
  • Enforcing individual rights
  • Compensation: general principles
  • Compensation: heads of damage Equality and Human Rights Commission
Part 9 Public sector equality duties
  • General public sector equality duty
  • Specific public sector equality duties
  • Socio-economic duty


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