Equality Act 2010

Equality Act 2010

An Act of Parliament which the British Government promotes as “a new cross-cutting legislative framework to protect the rights of individuals and advance equality of opportunity for all.” The Act simplifies discrimination legislation by bringing 9 separate pieces of legislation into one single Act, thereby making it easier to comply with and understand. The Act additionally delivers significant benefits for business, public bodies and individuals.
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PSC claimed that the bank's decision is discriminatory and contravenes sections 13 and 29 of the Equality Act 2010.
THE Equality Act 2010 imposes a duty on employers to make t reasonable adjustments to help disabled job applicants and employees.
The prosecution was brought under the Equality Act 2010.
NHS Forth Valley recognises and welcomes our legal duties under the Equality Act 2010, and as an organisation will ensure our Interpreting and Translation Services comply with these legislative requirements.
National charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is now campaigning to educate businesses about their obligations under the Equality Act 2010, to allow disabled people with hearing dogs into their premises.
Stagecoach also defended their decision to employ 77-year-old driver Kailash Chander, who was at the wheel of the bus, saying the Equality Act 2010 made it illegal to discriminate against people because of their age.
North Wales Police said hair colour was not named as "a protected characteristic" in the Equality Act 2010.
The alert has come from employment solicitor Lisa Kemp who says many affected workers are not aware of the duties placed on their bosses by the Equality Act 2010.
Schools adhere to the Equality Act 2010 where gender identity is one of the nine protected characteristics, therefore pupils are to be treated equally and fairly.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission said: "It could be a breach of the Equality Act 2010 to only allow men to attend.
The unanimous judgement of the tribunal is that the claimant's claims of direct race discrimination, contrary to section 13 and 19 of the Equality Act 2010 are dismissed," the ruling reads.