Labour & European Law Review
16 April 2014
The European Court ruled last week that although secondary industrial action in the UK was protected by Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights (the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association with others), the government could ban it to protect the rights and freedoms of others.
It has been unlawful to discriminate against civil partners since the introduction of the Civil Partnership Act 2004, with certain exceptions.
On the face of it, the wording of section 108(7) of the Equality Act 2010 means that post-termination victimisation is not unlawful.