Article Tag: Employment Equality

LGBTQ+ rights in the workplace

lgbtq+ rights

Over the years we have seen many changes and improvements in terms of LGBTQ+ rights. The same can be said for LGBTQ+ rights within the workplace. LGBTQ+ workers are now afforded the same protections as their non-LGBTQ+ colleagues when it comes to discrimination, however this does not mean that discrimination has been eradicated from workplaces…. Read more »

Enforcing retirement at 65

The default retirement age was abolished in 2011, and since 2006, under the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 it has been illegal to discriminate against employees on the grounds of age. The Regulations do not apply to partnerships. However, age does not attract the absolute protection against discrimination which race, religion, or sexual orientation do…. Read more »