Posts tagged ‘Discrimination law’

X v Mid Sussex Citizens Advice Bureau and anor, Court of Appeal
Volunteers not covered by discrimination law
The Court of Appeal holds that an unpaid volunteer was not covered by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. The volunteer was not in ‘employment’, since she had no contract, and nor was the voluntary work an arrangement made by [...]

In X v Mid Sussex Citizens Advice Bureau the Court of Appeal has decided that an unpaid volunteer was not covered by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. The volunteer was not in ‘employment’, since she had no contract, and nor was the voluntary work an arrangement made by the respondent for determining to whom it [...]

The Government Equalities Office has announced the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 – which consolidates and harmonises complex discrimination legislation currently spread across dozens of Acts of Parliament and statutory instruments – that will come into force on 1 October. As expected, this first wave of implementation will include the majority of the Act’s [...]

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