Equal Opportunities Legislation In The UK
Equal Opportunities Legislation – ML Solicitors Legal Advice; Are you an employer seeking expert legal advice with regards to equal opportunities legislation and how to effectively implement it into the policies and practices at your organisation in the UK? Then you should make a no obligation call to the highly qualified and experienced legal professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors who could use their expertise in employment and commercial law to provide you with the accurate and tailor-made advice that you require as well as guide and assist you in implementing and managing equal opportunities in your workplace.
The Equality Act 2010 came into force in October 2010 superseding and codifying all previous equality and diversity legislation. It protects certain groups of people with particular personal characteristics against less favourable treatment in the workplace with regards to opportunities for employment training transfer and promotion as well as terms and conditions and pay and benefits.
The characteristics that are protected include:
? Pregnancy and maternity
? Sexual orientation
? Gender reassignment
? Religion and beliefs
? Marriage and civil partnership
Are you fully compliant with all current equal opportunities legislation at your organisation in the UK? The employment and commercial law specialists at Michael Lewin Solicitors could use their vast knowledge and experience in this particular field of law to advise and assist you with regards to equal opportunities in your company’s practices policies and procedures to ensure that comply with all current equal opportunities legislation and minimise the potential disputes arising in your workplace that could lead to costly and time-consuming tribunal action.
The Belfast Telegraph published an article on 14 July 2013 reporting that actress Elizabeth Moss "says equality in the workplace is still ‘far from perfect’".
The article goes on to say that "The actress is best known for playing Peggy Olsen in the TV period drama Mad Men. During seasons of the show Peggy has progressed up the career ladder but constantly being met by obstacles. She believes that women still have an uphill battle when it comes to quality."
It is reported that she told British magazine Grazia: "I’ve been saying for years in interviews for Mad Men that sexism in the workplace isn’t that different now to how it was in the 60s. Sure women may have more high-powered jobs may make more money and you can’t sexually harassed a woman in the workplace without getting sued but I think it is more often and come out in other ways. Well with the Internet I think there are plenty more ways to be sexist now but in private whether one needs to know about it."
The highly skilled legal professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors could represent you at employment tribunal hearing if an employee has brought a tribunal claim against you for breaches in equal opportunities legislation at your organisation in the UK ensuring the best interests of your company are protected; so speak with our extremely helpful advisers to discuss our services further today on: 0113 200 9720.
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