Sexual harassment cases appear to be on the rise in the workplace, but victim blaming, flawed procedures and a desire for allegations to be “brushed under the carpet” are all contributing to botched investigations.
A long-fought round of legal battles between Asda and its workers regarding equal pay has drawn to a close with the workers coming out on top – a loss which could cost supermarkets around £8 billion.
The Business Disability Forum (BDF) is asking the government to give more power to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to enable them to better combat disability discrimination in and outside of the workplace.
According to the findings of a recent study black, Asian and ethnic minority employees (BAME) are losing out on £3.2 billion pounds a year in wages compared to white colleagues doing the same work.
A sex discrimination challenge brought before an Employment Tribunal this week could have ‘significant ramifications’, it has been warned.