indirect discrimination

indirect discrimination

Less favourable treatment received by a person based on requirements or conditions that cannot be shown to be justifiable.
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I wrote to the health board informing them that this was indirect discrimination as defined by the Act, and therefore unlawful and to stop it.
Indirect discrimination can be justified if it can be shown to be an unavoidable business need.
But a judge ruled indirect discrimination against him on the ground of his age was justified by the legitimate aim of providing opportunities for those starting out.
The Supreme Court has held in the conjoined cases of Home Office (UK Border Agency) v Essop and others and Naeem v the Secretary of State for Justice that in order to make a valid claim for indirect discrimination the victim of the discrimination will have to show that a requirement has been imposed on them, that they have a protected characteristic and that they (and those who share the protected characteristic) suffer the effect of the disadvantage when compared to others.
Direct or indirect discrimination must be ruled out in all decisions by, and in all areas of our activities.
The Court of Appeal's decision that commission should be considered when calculating holiday pay has been appealed to the Supreme Court, and we also await key decisions concerning religious discrimination and indirect discrimination.
It focuses on the national courts' conceptualization of direct and indirect discrimination on the grounds of sex or sexual orientation within the normative framework of substantive gender equality, in terms of equal pay and equal treatment and access to goods and services, and why the German and Dutch national courts' application of EU non-discrimination law differs so widely despite the similarity in their legal systems.
UNAIDS congratulates Sri Lanka on this historic step forward and urges countries in the region to introduce comprehensive laws protecting people affected by HIV against direct and indirect discrimination in all settings," it said.
Sadly, it's still the case that some employees who disclose having a mental health issue at the workplace experience indirect discrimination, harassment and bullying from inexperienced and ill-informed line managers.
Direct or indirect discrimination in relation to the group Group Type of discrimination NEET Secondary University Total School Non-direct 32 34 138 204 Direct 36 35 40 111 Others 15 28 4 47 Total 83 97 182 362 Table 6.
Likewise, any job restriction on a particular religion or belief could be indirect discrimination.