Workplace disability discrimination protection for cancer victims has been widened as a result of a landmark legal case taken by Unite, the UK’s largest union. The legal victory will ensure that people suffering with ‘pre-cancer’ will be protected under the Equality Act 2010. Contributor Howard Beckett, Assistant General Secretary for legal services Unite Howard Beckett.
Published: 11 March 2018
Discrimination 2018’ poll. The research also pointed to nearly three quarters of the entire workforce asserting that gender discrimination is still present. This year’s findings also demonstrated a worrying trend among young people, 88 percent of whom think that workplace gender discrimination is an issue and 66 percent of whom have experienced it themselves.
Published: 10 March 2018
More than a third of UK employees (37%) have felt discriminated against in the workplace, according to a new study of 1,300 working adults by ADP®. The research reveals that age is the most common reason for discrimination, cited by one in 10 employees (12%), while 8% feel they’ve been discriminated against due to their gender - rising to 11% amongst women.
Published: 6 March 2018