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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The Equality Act 2010 outlaws discrimination in employment on the grounds of gender reassignment.
Under the current law, guide dog and assistance dog owners have rights under the Equality Act 2010.
There was the Equal Pay Act in 1970 and the Sex Discrimination Act in 1975, the latter now incorporated into the Equality Act 2010.
The group of 170 women at the BBC says that they "believe the BBC has failed to pay men and women equally for equal work, in breach of the Equality Act 2010, over many years".
Khalik, 42, of Crompton Road, Handsworth, was found guilty of refusing to carry out a booking made by a disabled person accompanied by an assistance dog contrary to the Equality Act 2010.
the mini-bus must also be compliant with the Equality Act 2010 read in conjunction with the PSV Accessibility Regulations 2000.
When the EHRC began its legal action, it said Wilson's letting criterion of "no coloured people" was direct discrimination on the grounds of race, breaching section 13 of the Equality Act 2010.
It's unlawful to discriminate on the grounds of race, which the Equality Act 2010 defines as colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins, no matter what the service provider's motive or intention.
Under the Equality Act 2010, you are disabled if you have a physical or mental impairment that has a 'substantial' and 'long-term' negative effect on your ability to carry out normal daily activities.
The BBC figures made for grim reading, given the Equal Pay act was enacted in 1970 and then backed by further measures introduced in the Equality Act 2010 which replaced previous anti-discrimination laws with a single Act.
As a result the driver, Raja Shaukat Ali from Coventry, was prosecuted under the Equality Act 2010 and, at Leamington Spa Magistrates on May 31, he was found guilty.