We have seen a significant increase in enquiries about the menopause in recent months. At this stage, from a strict legal perspective, the menopause is not, in itself, protected under the Equality Act. However, it can be captured by protection from age, sex...
If an individual believes that they have been discriminated against on grounds of sex or you have a query which you wish to discuss on a confidential basis with specialist discrimination solicitors, then please complete our enquiry form or call us on 01616 966 229.
It is unlawful to discriminate against a male or female because of their gender.
Such discrimination can take place by way of unpleasant comments and/or inappropriate physical conduct towards individuals which is considered by a tribunal or court would not have taken place had the individual been a member of the opposite sex.
Such conduct can be considered by the tribunals and the courts as harassment if it is believed that the behaviour has had the effect of violating the individual’s dignity or created an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for them.