Discrimination or Harassment at Work

All discrimination legislation is contained in the Equality Act 2010. Various protections are extended to employees with any of the following protected characteristics:

  • age;
  • disability;
  • gender reassignment;
  • marriage and civil partnership;
  • pregnancy and maternity;
  • race;
  • religion or belief;
  • sex;
  • sexual orientation.

Tribunals have the power to award unlimited compensation in discrimination claims.

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