The Equality Act 2010 key features

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  • Created on: 19-05-16 13:49
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  • The Equality Act 2010
    • Covers discrimination on basis of protected characteristic
    • Discrimination due to perception/ association/ third party now an offence
    • Covers direct & indirect discrimination
    • Women have the right to breastfeed in public places
    • Covers victimisation/ harassment
    • Changed the definition of gender re-assignment
    • Prohibits discrimination in education, employment,access to goods and services and housing
    • Pay secrecy clauses now illegal

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