103 relations: Acas, Affirmative action, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Ageing, Agency Workers Regulations 2010, Aileen McColgan, Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants v Osborne, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Anti-discrimination laws in Brazil, Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights, Article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights, Belief, Bill Wedderburn, Baron Wedderburn of Charlton, Business Disability Forum, Chartism, Citizens Advice, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Clark v TDG Ltd, Coleman v Attridge Law, Commission for Racial Equality, Constantine v Imperial Hotels Ltd, Department for Work and Pensions, Disability, Disability Discrimination Act 1995, Disability Rights Commission, Disability Standard, Employment discrimination, Employment discrimination law in the United States, Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006, Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003, Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003, Employment equity (Canada), Employment Non-Discrimination Act, Employment Rights Act 1996, Employment tribunal, Enderby v Frenchay Health Authority, Equal Opportunities Commission (United Kingdom), Equal Pay Act 1970, Equal Pay Act of 1963, Equal Treatment Directive 2006, Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations, Equality Act 2006, Equality Act 2010, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Equality Framework Directive 2000, European Court of Justice, European Economic Community, European labour law, European Union, Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, ..., Feminism, Fixed-term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002, Fixed-term Work Directive 1999, Free Representation Unit, Gary Becker, Gender, Gender equality, Harold Wilson, Hugh Collins, Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Industrial Law Journal, Keith Ewing, Lewisham LBC v Malcolm, Maastricht Treaty, Matthews v Kent and Medway Towns Fire Authority, O'Kelly v Trusthouse Forte plc, Papists Act 1778, Part-time Work Directive 1997, Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000, Philanthropy, Positive action, Protection from Harassment Act 1997, Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998, R v Secretary of State for Employment, ex p Seymour-Smith, Race (human categorization), Race Equality Directive 2000, Race Relations Act 1976, Rainey v Greater Glasgow Health Board, Reform Act 1867, Religion, Representation of the People (Equal Franchise) Act 1928, Representation of the People Act 1918, Richard Posner, Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829, Sex Discrimination Act 1975, Sexual orientation, Simon Deakin, Socialism, Suffragette, Temporary Agency Work Directive 2008, Tony Blair, Trade union, Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992, Treaty of Amsterdam, Treaty of Rome, United Kingdom agency worker law, United Kingdom labour law, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Villalba v Merrill Lynch & Co Inc, Weaver v National Association of Teachers in Further and Higher Education, Wilson and Palmer v United Kingdom, Wind of Change (speech), World War II. Expand index (53 more) » « Shrink index
The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) is a Crown non-departmental public body of the Government of the United Kingdom.
Affirmative action, also known as reservation in India and Nepal, positive action in the UK, and employment equity (in a narrower context) in Canada and South Africa, is the policy of protecting members of groups that are known to have previously suffered from discrimination.
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA; to) is a US labor law that forbids employment discrimination against anyone at least 40 years of age in the United States (see). In 1967, the bill was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Ageing or aging (see spelling differences) is the process of becoming older.
The Agency Workers Regulations 2010 are a statutory instrument forming part of UK labour law.
Aileen McColgan is a British barrister and academic.
Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants v Osborne AC 87 is a UK labour law case, which ruled that members of trade unions would now have to "contract in" if they wanted a portion of their salary to go to a trade union, unlike the previous system of "contracting out", in which the portion of salary was taken unless the individual explicitly stated otherwise.
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability.
Anti-discrimination laws in Brazil are present in the Constitution of Brazil, in the labour law, in the child and adolescent law, in the ageing law, and in the penal code.
Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights protects the right to freedom of assembly and association, including the right to form trade unions, subject to certain restrictions that are "in accordance with law" and "necessary in a democratic society".
Article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights provides a right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion.
Belief is the state of mind in which a person thinks something to be the case with or without there being empirical evidence to prove that something is the case with factual certainty.
Kenneth William Wedderburn, Baron Wedderburn of Charlton, QC, FBA (13 April 1927 – 9 March 2012) was a British politician and member of the House of Lords, affiliated with the Labour Party.
Business Disability Forum (BDF) is the UK’s national employers’ network specifically focused on the topic of disability.
Chartism was a working-class movement for political reform in Britain that existed from 1838 to 1857.
Citizens AdviceCitizens Advice is the operating name of The National Association of Citizens Advice Bureau which is the umbrella charity for a wider network of local advice centres.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a landmark civil rights and US labor law in the United States that outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Clark v TDG Ltd (t/a Novacold Ltd) IRLR 318 is a UK labour law case concerning the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.
Coleman v Attridge Law (2008) C-303/06 (and AG Opinion) is an employment law case heard by the European Court of Justice.
The Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) was a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom which aimed to address racial discrimination and promote racial equality.
Constantine v Imperial Hotels Ltd KB 693 is an English tort law and contract case, concerning the implied duty of an innkeeper to offer accommodation to a guest unless for just cause.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is the largest government department in the United Kingdom, and is responsible for welfare and pension policy.
A disability is an impairment that may be cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, sensory, or some combination of these.
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (informally, and hereafter, the DDA) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which has now been repealed and replaced by the Equality Act 2010, except in Northern Ireland where the Act still applies.
The Disability Rights Commission (DRC) was established by the British Labour government in 1999.
The Disability Standard is a benchmarking assessment run in the UK by Business Disability Forum.
Employment discrimination is a form of discrimination based on race, gender, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, and gender identity by employers.
Employment discrimination law in the United States derives from the common law, and is codified in numerous state and federal laws, particularly the Civil Rights Act 1964, as well as in the ordinances of counties and municipalities.
The Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/2408) is a piece of secondary legislation in the United Kingdom, which prohibits employers unreasonably discriminating against employees on grounds of age.
The Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003 is a plank of United Kingdom labour law designed to combat discrimination in relation to people's religion or belief, or absence of religion or belief.
The Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003 are secondary legislation in the United Kingdom, which prohibited employers unreasonably discriminating against employees on grounds of sexual orientation, perceived sexual orientation, religion or belief and age.
Employment equity, as defined in federal Canadian law by the Employment Equity Act, requires federal jurisdiction employers to engage in proactive employment practices to increase the representation of four designated groups: women, people with disabilities, Aboriginal peoples, and visible minorities.
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) is legislation proposed in the United States Congress that would prohibit discrimination in hiring and employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity by employers with at least 15 employees.
The Employment Rights Act 1996 is a United Kingdom Act of Parliament passed by the Conservative government to codify existing law on individual rights in UK labour law.
Employment tribunals are tribunal public bodies in England and Wales and Scotland which have statutory jurisdiction to hear many kinds of disputes between employers and employees.
Enderby v Frenchay Health Authority (1992) is an EU labour law, relevant for UK labour law, that concerns the justification test for unequal pay between men and women.
The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) was an independent non-departmental public body, (NDPB) in the United Kingdom, which tackled sex discrimination and promoted gender equality.
The Equal Pay Act 1970 is an Act of the United Kingdom Parliament which prohibits any less favourable treatment between men and women in terms of pay and conditions of employment.
The Equal Pay Act of 1963 is a United States labor law amending the Fair Labor Standards Act, aimed at abolishing wage disparity based on sex (see Gender pay gap).
The Equal Treatment Directive is an Act of the European Union, which implements the principle of equal treatment between men and women in EU labour law.
The Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations are secondary legislation in the United Kingdom, outlawing discrimination in the provision of goods, facilities, services, education and public functions on the grounds of sexual orientation.
The Equality Act 2006 (c 3) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom covering the United Kingdom.
The Equality Act 2010 is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom, and has the same goals as the four major EU Equal Treatment Directives, whose provisions it mirrors and implements.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is a non-departmental public body in England and Wales, established by the Equality Act 2006 with effect from 1 October 2007.
Council Directive 2000/78/EC, called Employment Equality Framework Directive, is an EU Directive, and a major part of EU labour law which aims to combat discrimination on grounds of disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age in the workplace.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ), officially just the Court of Justice (Cour de Justice), is the supreme court of the European Union in matters of European Union law.
The European Economic Community (EEC) was a regional organisation which aimed to bring about economic integration among its member states.
European labour law regulates basic transnational standards of employment and partnership at work in the European Union and countries adhering to the European Convention on Human Rights.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) is a United States labor law requiring covered employers to provide employees with job-protected and unpaid leave for qualified medical and family reasons.
Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality of sexes.
Fixed Term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002 form a UK statutory instrument aimed to protect employees who have fixed-term contracts.
The Fixed-term Work Directive is one of three EU Directives that regulate atypical work.
The Free Representation Unit is a charity, and is the largest single provider of pro bono representation in the United Kingdom.
Gary Stanley Becker (December 2, 1930 – May 3, 2014) was an American economist and empiricist.
Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity.
Gender equality, also known as sexual equality, is the state of equal ease of access to resources and opportunities regardless of gender, including economic participation and decision-making; and the state of valuing different behaviors, aspirations and needs equally, regardless of gender.
James Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx, (11 March 1916 – 24 May 1995) was a British Labour politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1964 to 1970 and from 1974 to 1976.
Hugh Collins FBA (born 21 June 1953) is the Vinerian Professor of English Law at the University of Oxford and a fellow of All Souls College.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA),, also known as the Simpson–Mazzoli Act or the Reagan Amnesty, signed into law by Ronald Reagan on November 6, 1986, is an Act of Congress which reformed United States immigration law.
The Industrial Law Journal is a legal journal which publishes articles in the field of labour and employment law, published quarterly by the Industrial Law Society in the United Kingdom, and founded in 1971.
Keith D. Ewing (born 1955) is Professor of Public Law at King's College London and co-author of two of Britain's leading textbooks in constitutional and administrative law, and labour law.
Lewisham LBC v Malcolm UKHL 43 is a case on the application of equality legislation in the United Kingdom, relevant for UK labour law, concerning disability discrimination.
The Treaty on European Union (TEU; also referred to as the Treaty of Maastricht is one of two treaties forming the constitutional basis of the European Union (EU), the other being the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU; also referred to as the Treaty of Rome). The TEU was originally signed on 7 February 1992 by the members of the European Community in Maastricht, Netherlands to further European integration. On 9–10 December 1991, the same city hosted the European Council which drafted the treaty. Upon its entry into force on 1 November 1993 during the Delors Commission, it created the three pillars structure of the European Union and led to the creation of the single European currency, the euro. TEU comprised two novel titles respectively on Common Foreign and Security Policy and Cooperation in the Fields of Justice and Home Affairs, which replaced the former informal intergovernmental cooperation bodies named TREVI and European Political Cooperation on EU Foreign policy coordination. In addition TEU also comprised three titles which amended the three pre-existing community treaties: Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community, Treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community, and the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community which had its abbreviation renamed from TEEC to TEC (being known as TFEU since 2007). The Maastricht Treaty (TEU) and all pre-existing treaties, has subsequently been further amended by the treaties of Amsterdam (1997), Nice (2001) and Lisbon (2009).
Matthews v Kent & Medway Towns Fire Authority is a UK labour law case concerning discrimination of part-time workers, and justifications.
O'Kelly v Trusthouse Forte plc ICR 728 was a UK labour law case, in which a bare majority held that a requirement for a contract is "mutuality of obligation" between the parties, which was thought to mean an ongoing duty to offer and accept work.
The Papists Act of 1778 is an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain (18 George III c. 60) and was the first Act for Roman Catholic relief.
Part-time Work Directive is one of three EU Directives that regulate atypical work.
The Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000is a UK labour law measure which requires that employers give people on part-time contracts comparable treatment to people on full-time contracts who do the same jobs.
Philanthropy means the love of humanity.
In Europe, positive action are measures which are targeted at protected groups in order to enable or encourage members of those groups to overcome or minimise disadvantage; or to meet the different needs of protected group; or to enable or encourage persons in protected groups to participate in an activity.
The Protection from Harassment Act 1997 (c 40) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 (c.23) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that protects whistleblowers from detrimental treatment by their employer.
R (Seymour-Smith) v Secretary of State for Employment and (1999) is a landmark case in UK labour law and European labour law on the qualifying period of work before an employee accrues unfair dismissal rights.
A race is a grouping of humans based on shared physical or social qualities into categories generally viewed as distinct by society.
The Race Equality Directive is an Act of the European Union, concerning European labour law.
The Race Relations Act 1976 was established by the Parliament of the United Kingdom to prevent discrimination on the grounds of race.
Rainey v Greater Glasgow Health Board IRLR 26 is a UK labour law case concerning the justifications for unequal pay.
The Representation of the People Act 1867, 30 & 31 Vict.
Religion may be defined as a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, world views, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements.
The Representation of the People (Equal Franchise) Act 1928 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The Representation of the People Act 1918 was an Act of Parliament passed to reform the electoral system in Great Britain and Ireland.
Richard Allen Posner (born January 11, 1939) is an American jurist and economist who was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago from 1981 until 2017, and is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School.
The Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829, passed by Parliament in 1829, was the culmination of the process of Catholic Emancipation throughout the UK.
The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (c. 65) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which protected men and women from discrimination on the grounds of sex or marital status.
Sexual orientation is an enduring pattern of romantic or sexual attraction (or a combination of these) to persons of the opposite sex or gender, the same sex or gender, or to both sexes or more than one gender.
Simon Deakin (born 26 March 1961) is Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, Cambridge, and a Fellow of Peterhouse College, Cambridge.
Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership and democratic control of the means of production as well as the political theories and movements associated with them.
Suffragettes were members of women's organisations in the late-19th and early-20th centuries who, under the banner "Votes for Women", fought for women's suffrage, the right to vote in public elections.
The Temporary Agency Work Directive is an EU Directive agreed in November 2008 which seeks to guarantee those working through employment agencies equal pay and conditions with employees in the same business who do the same work.
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007.
A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.
The Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 is a UK Act of Parliament which regulates British labour law.
The Treaty of Amsterdam, officially the Treaty of Amsterdam amending the Treaty on European Union, the Treaties establishing the European Communities and certain related acts, was signed on 2 October 1997, and entered into force on 1 May 1999; it made substantial changes to the Treaty of Maastricht, which had been signed in 1992.
The Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU; also referred to as the Treaty of Rome) is one of two treaties forming the constitutional basis of the European Union (EU), the other being the Treaty on European Union (TEU; also referred to as the Treaty of Maastricht).
United Kingdom agency worker law refers to the law which regulates people's work through employment agencies in the United Kingdom.
United Kingdom labour law regulates the relations between workers, employers and trade unions.
The University of Pennsylvania Law Review is a law review focusing on legal issues, published by an organization of second and third year J.D. students at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Villalba v Merrill Lynch & Co Inc is a UK labour law case, concerning sex discrimination and equal pay.
Weaver v National Association of Teachers in Further and Higher Education ICR 599 EAT is a UK labour law case, concerning racial discrimination.
Wilson v United Kingdom is a UK labour law and European labour law case concerning discrimination by employers against their workers who join and take action through trade unions.
The "Wind of Change" speech was a historically significant address made by the UK Prime Minister Harold Macmillan to the Parliament of South Africa, on 3 February 1960 in Cape Town.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
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