Tag Archives: Equality Act 2010

Teenage kicks – when the truth hurts

So is it age discrimination to called a teenage employee a “teenager”?  All a question of context, the Employment Tribunal decided in Roberts –v- Cash Zone (Camberley) Limited last month, a ruling which also sheds some side-light on the use of other potentially discriminatory terms in the workplace.   Ms Roberts was 18 when dismissed by … Continue Reading

No room at the inn – sexual orientation discrimination

Recent press reports suggest that we can shortly look forward to one of the first cases under the Equality Act 2010 regarding discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation in the provision of services to the public. The allegation is that a lesbian couple booked a hotel room in Brighton by telephone, but when they arrived … Continue Reading