Absences from work. If you are absent from work because of gender reassignment, your employer cannot treat you worse than you would be treated if you were off: due to an illness or injury. For example your employer cannot pay you less than you would have received if you were off sick; due to some other reason.
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) forbids age discrimination against people who are age 40 or older. It does not protect workers under the age of 40, although some states have laws that protect younger workers from age discrimination. It is not illegal for an
In the Equality Act marriage and civil partnership means someone who is legally married or in a civil partnership. Marriage can either be between a man and a woman, or between partners of the same sex. Civil partnership is between partners of the same sex.
Disability discrimination occurs when an employer or other entity covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, or the Rehabilitation Act, as amended, treats a qualified individual with a disability who is an employee or applicant unfavorably because she has a disability.
If discrimination is justified, it doesn’t count as unlawful discrimination under the Equality Act. Discrimination can only be justified in certain situations. These are: indirect discrimination; discrimination because of something connected to your disability, this is called discrimination arising from a disability; direct age discrimination.
Pregnancy and maternity discrimination is when you’re treated unfairly because you’re pregnant, breastfeeding or because you’ve recently given birth. You must suffer a disadvantage as a result of the unfair treatment. The law says you’ve been treated unfavourably.
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This is when you are treated differently because of your religion or belief in one of the situations that are covered by the Equality Act. The treatment could be a one-off action or as a result of a rule or policy. It doesn’t have to be intentional to be unlawful.
Sex-Based Discrimination. Sex discrimination involves treating someone (an applicant or employee) unfavorably because of that person's sex. Discrimination against an individual because of gender identity, including transgender status, or because of sexual orientation is discrimination because of sex in violation of Title VII.