Labour & European Law Review
28 March 2013
Several hundred PCS members previously employed in jobcentres on fixed term contracts are now entitled to proper redundancy payments following a key employment tribunal ruling.
Indirect discrimination arises when an employer applies a provision, criterion or practice which, although superficially neutral, advantages one gender more than the other and they cannot justify it.
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (now the Equality Act 2010) and the EU Framework Directive on Equal Treatment provide protection for employees and workers against disability discrimination, but is this protection also afforded to volunteers?