Discrimination News Articles

Read our free employment law articles, tips and guides on discrimination in the workplace and how to raise it with your employer. We explain the different types of types of discrimination in the workplace, how to raising a grievance at work, what to do if a grievance is raised against you for discrimination and what the next stages are after raising a grievance.

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Shared Parental Leave: Your Rights explained by Employment Law Friend

Shared Parental Leave: Your Rights

We explain your rights and pay while on shared parental leave
31/03/2022
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Pregnancy Discrimination Claim explained by Employment Law Friend

Pregnancy Discrimination Claim

Are you being discriminated against by your employer during pregnancy? Find out if you are eligible for a Pregnancy Discrimination Claim
25/02/2022
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A Case Study on Pregnancy Discrimination at Work, from Employment Law Friend

Pregnancy Discrimination at Work

In this claim of pregnancy discrimination at work, see which incidences of discrimination succeeded at tribunal and which failed.
24/02/2022
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Employment Tribunal Claim Out Of Time? A guide from Employment Law Friend

Employment Tribunal Claim Out Of Time

This case of an employment tribunal claim out of time failed. One-off incident with continuing consequences, vs a continuing act of discrimination.
18/02/2022
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Is Dyslexia a Disability Under the Equality Act? A Case Study From Employment Law Friend

Is Dyslexia a Disability Under the Equality Act?

This case study of a discrimination claim at employment tribunal answers: Is dyslexia a disability protected under the equality act?
16/02/2022
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Farting Barrister: Addressing Flatulence in the Workplace with Employment Law Friend

Farting Barrister: Addressing Flatulence in the Workplace

A farting barrister loses his claim for disability discrimination based on his colleagues' behaviour when addressing flatulence in the workplace.
15/02/2022
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'Loud Voice' Case Succeeds on Unfair Dismissal, a case study by Employment Law Friend

'Loud Voice' Case Succeeds on Unfair Dismissal

Cultural differences or racism? 'Loud Voice' claim succeeds on unfair dismissal, but fails on race and sex discrimination.
04/02/2022
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Height Discrimination: The Short Bus Driver, a case study from Employment Law Friend

Height Discrimination: The Short Bus Driver

Height discrimination may amount to indirect sex discrimination - as it does in this case of the short bus driver.
03/02/2022
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Ethics of Non Disclosure Agreements in Universities, by Employment Law Friend

Non Disclosure Agreements

Are Non Disclosure Agreements (NDA's) ethical? A summary of a new initiative to stop the practise from enabling abusers and silencing victims.
28/01/2022
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Shielding, a Protected Belief? A case study from Employment Law Friend

Shielding, a Protected Belief?

We look at why this claim of discrimination related to a protected belief failed relating to the claimants desire to stay home and shield
24/01/2022
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Gay Cake Saga, domestic vs European law. By Employment Law Friend

Gay Cake Saga: End of the Road

How bringing a discrimination claim under domestic law instead of under the European Convention on Human Rights may have cost the claimant their Gay Cake case.
20/01/2022
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Post Viral Fatigue: Is Long Covid a disability? Explained by Employment Law Friend

Post Viral Fatigue

Is long covid a disability? We explain when post viral fatigue can be classed as a disability in discrimination claims.
19/01/2022
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