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Part-time employment and sex discrimination legislation in Great Britain

Olive Robinson

Part-time employment and sex discrimination legislation in Great Britain

a study of the demand for part-time labour and of sex discrimination in selected organizations and establishments

by Olive Robinson

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Published by Department of Employment in (London) ((Caxton House, Tothill St., SW1H 9NF)) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex discrimination in employment -- Great Britain.,
  • Part-time employment -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p51.

    Statementby Olive Robinson and John Wallace.
    SeriesResearch paper / Departmentof Employment -- no.43, Research paper (Great Britain. Department of Employment) -- no.43.
    ContributionsWallace, John, 1924-, Great Britain. Department of Employment.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6060.5.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination53p. ;
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16530247M

      Sex Discrimination Act No. 4, as amended. Compilation start date: 1 January Includes amendments up to: Act No. 98, About this compilation. This compilation. This is a compilation of the Sex Discrimination Act as in force on 1 January It includes any commenced amendment affecting the legislation to that date. 1. The Employment (Sex Discrimination) Act General The purpose of the Employment (Sex Discrimination) Act (ESDA / the Act) is to help promote equal treatment between men and women in the field of employment Part I of the Act deals with discrimination in relation to wages or salary. For further information see 3 below.

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United Kingdom employment equality law is a body of law which legislates against prejudice-based actions in the workplace. As an integral part of UK labour law it is unlawful to discriminate against a person because they have one of the "protected characteristics", which are, age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual.

Hakim, C. Occupational Segregation: A Comparative Study of the Degree and Pattern of the Differentiation between Men and Women's Work in Britain, the United States and other Countries.

Department of Employment Research Paper. London: Department of Author: Sylvia Walby. Legislation. In response to the concerns, the government has implemented various legislation, especially concerning gender discrimination, both institutional and personal, in the workplace; the Sex Discrimination Act of Part-time employment and sex discrimination legislation in Great Britain book individuals from being discriminated against in employment, vocational training, education, the provision and sale of goods, facilities and services, premises and.

Jess’s employment status, discrimination of part-time workers and indirect sex discrimination. 2 This will require identification and discussion of legislation that applies.

These include the Sex Discrimination Actthe Employment Rights Act and the Part-Time Workers. The legislation which will transpose the Directive on Part-time Work into UK law must seek to overcome the limitations of the Sex Discrimination Act and The Equal Pay Act.

However, we are concerned that, if the Directive on Part-time Work is transformed in its basic form it will be no more effective, and in some areas less effective than. This book looks at the change in the relative pay and employment of women, and the effect and its extent, if any, of equal pay legislation.

Satisfactory data on women's pay and employment are examined and show that the impact of legislation has been underestimated in the case of Britain and this makes this study, an important one for all those interested in these issues. Employers have to follow the law on preventing discrimination at work.

Other types of unfair treatment. You’re also protected from being treated unfairly because of: trade union membership or. The ICLG to: Employment & Labour Laws and Regulations - United Kingdom covers common issues in employment and labour laws and regulations – terms and conditions of employment, employee representation and industrial relations, discrimination, maternity and family leave rights and business sales – in 51 jurisdictions.

[8]. In this respect, some countries have incorporated legislation on equal treatment of women and men into general anti-discrimination laws (e.g., Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Ger-many, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, Great Britain), while other countries have Cited by: 5.

Employment Rights Act is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 13 February There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date.

Changes to Legislation. Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. Changes and effects are recorded by our editorial team in lists which can.

The law against sex discrimination does not allow positive discrimination in favour of one sex. For example, an employer is not allowed to insist on only recruiting or promoting women to a particular job because women have previously been discriminated against when applying for that role.

However the passing of legislation against discrimination ( Equal Pay Act, effective from DecemberSex Discrimination Act and the setting up of the Equal Opportunities Commission) was merely a beginning to the process of tackling the question.

Issues of class and gender began to be explored in academic papers (Papanek; Deem ).Author: Susan Finding. Discrimination policy and equal opportunities in recruitment and in the workplace - age discrimination, disabled workers, gender reassignment, sex discrimination.

In general terms, the forms of discrimination in Northern Ireland are the same as in Great Britain – sex, marital status, sexual orientation (although in Northern Ireland the Civil Partnership Act applies, but not the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act ), race, religious belief, disability and age.

Sex discrimination is one of the areas covered by the Equality Act which includes legislation against many forms of discrimination. In Northern Ireland there is not yet an all-encompassing equalities Act addressing discrimination. However, there are various pieces of legislation addressing the same areas as the Equality Act and listed below.

The Equality Act provides protection against unlawful direct and indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation for the protected characteristic of ‘sex’. Key points The protected characteristic of ‘sex’ refers to being a man or a woman. Direct discrimination occurs where a person is.

Sex Discrimination Act (SDA) (as amended), makes it unlawful to discriminate on grounds of sex or marital status in areas such as employment, education and the provision of goods and services. The. Race Relations Act (RRA) (as amended) makes it unlawful to discriminate on grounds of colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin.

EMPLOYMENT LAWS LIST: This section is a detailed list of employment laws legislation and law acts in the United Kingdom. So, let's start with the basics. The guidance sheet accompanies the full employment rules and regulations checklist.

They both provide useful information for contractor and service agreements. This is the second edition of a well received book in the Oxford European Community Law Series. Evelyn Ellis's book is a detailed and critical examination of European Community sex equality law, as interpreted by the European Court of Justice.Read summaries of EU anti-discrimination law.

For information on EU sex discrimination law, see EU law on gender equality in the workplace. The law in individual member states. Each member state has implemented the directives into its own legislation, so there may be local variations.Unlawful discrimination Discrimination in occupational pensions Exceptions to the Act Permissible discrimination Employment in Great Britain Employment advertisements (s 38) Unlawful acts (ss 39&#x;40, 42) Liability of employers (s 41) Enforcement of the Act (s 63) Application to the Crown Racial discrimination Racial grounds (s 3) Racial.