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  • Overview

    In this edition, we review the rise of disability discrimination claims, the effect that menopause is having on women at work, the potential claims of discrimination from vegans, shared parental leave and the work/life balance.
     

    Disability discrimination claims are on the rise

    Research indicates that disability discrimination claims being heard by the Tribunals increased by 37% from 2017 to 2018. This may well be because of the abolition of Tribunal fees, but there is another strong contender. 

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    Putting a menopause on work

    Research in March 2019 suggested that an astonishing 370,000 women admitted to either leaving or considering leaving their career in light of the adversities that they faced going through menopause in the workplace.

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    Why is there so much beef with vegans?

    Could veganism become a 'protected characteristic'? 

    In the event that it does, you will have to ensure that your policies, training and practices are updated to ensure that you do not fall fowl of the Equality Act 2010.

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    Shared Parental Leave and discrimination

    The Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment in two joined cases which concerned whether it was discriminatory to pay men on shared parental leave less than women on enhanced maternity pay terms.

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    Work-life balance

    There is clearly a lot to be said on whether longer hours equates to greater productivity. Certainly in the UK, despite us working an average 42 hour week meaning we work 2 more hours per week and two and half more weeks per year than our European counterparts we are not as productive to those who work less hours.

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