Category Archives: Equality Act

Dear Jeremy, ever heard of the Equality Act?

Is it OK if an employer asks a job candidate questions about their childcare arrangements? The question has come up because in a ‘Dear Jeremy’ article in the Guardian (a sort of workplace agony uncle column) A reader wrote in … Continue reading

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Why we should scrap the Equal Pay Act

First of all, apologies for the clickbait title – couldn’t resist it. Also to anyone thinking “Surely the Equal Pay Act was repealed by the Equality Act and replaced by provisions dealing with ‘Equality of Terms’?” you are of course quite … Continue reading

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How would Lord Rennard fare as an employee?

Lord Rennard is not an employee – and that is something he should be relieved about. He has been investigated under the Liberal Democrats membership rules, which allow a member to be expelled for conduct which brings the Party into … Continue reading

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Guilty until proven innocent?

Today’s outrage against objectivity and rational analysis is brought to you courtesy of the founder and Director of Civitas, an independent ‘think tank’. David G Green has written an article in the Telegraph giving a pithy critique of the Equality … Continue reading

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