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Tag Archives: indirect discrimination

Direct and indirect discrimination – what’s the difference ?

Equal Opportunities Law states that all individuals should be employed, paid and promoted solely because of the skills and abilities they possess and how they do their job and when an employee or applicant is treated less favourably than another employee or applicant by the employer this will be classed as discrimination. In cases like [...]

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Disability discrimination

Direct Discrimination This would be where an employer treats an employee less favourably because of a disability. The employee would need to highlight a relevant comparator i.e. a colleague in a similar position without a disability. If they are unable to do this they can rely on a hypothetical comparator. Indirect Discrimination Applying a provision [...]

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