direct discrimination

direct discrimination

Palpable or visible unfavourable treatment of a person or people by another or others, based on age, disability, ethnic or national origin, race, religion, membership or non-membership in a trade union, sexual orientation, colour, sex, health, marital status, domestic circumstances, beliefs, social and employment status, HIV status or gender reassignment.
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But the judge, sitting with assessor Charmaine Brown, said Mr Leach's actions amounted to direct discrimination in the provision of services by Wetherspoon, contrary to the Equality Act 2010.
Although McKennitt hasn't experienced direct discrimination while working in his field, he has encountered confrontations with systemic discrimination, such as people making comments and assumptions about Aboriginal people.
Our thesis is that the Court's approach to section 15(1) of the Charter, while accepting adverse effects discrimination in principle, has used direct discrimination as the paradigmatic case, and as a result, the Court's approach has had an adverse impact on adverse effects discrimination claims.
Direct discrimination is where your employer treats you less favourably than someone else who works for them because of your sex.
Cases of direct discrimination are relatively straightforward and may be determined by asking whether the victim has been treated in an unfavourable way, in part or in whole, because of a protected characteristic such as sex (Forshaw 348).
This practice really is disgraceful - fares must be fair and this form of direct discrimination is contrary to the Equalities Act 2010.
This effectively ends direct discrimination against deaf viewers by ITV Wales.
This analysis seems to recognize that the Court is not going to focus merely on direct discrimination, but is also willing to focus on laws that are neutral on their face, but actually have an adverse effect on a particular group.
Diamanov argued that Borisov's accusations voiced at the opening of the election campaign of center-right party GERB in Plovdiv constituted direct discrimination against Bulgarian pensioners.
Black and Morgan, from Brampton, Cambridgeshire, were each awarded [pounds sterling]1,800 in damages after a recorder at Reading county court declared that the refusal amounted to a direct discrimination and a breach of equality law.
If a disabled person is not offered a job or promotion because of a disability, this could be direct discrimination.
Proceedings were ultimately issued in the Employment Tribunal, and the employee succeeded in her claim of direct discrimination and harassment.