If a woman is engaged on a task and if her abilities and talents are the same as those of her male fellow worker, she should have the same opportunities. I know that all firms will not be able to provide such facilities. Much more remains to be done, and much more would have been done by our tax credit scheme, which we regret the Government have abandoned.
Also where they give or intend to give evidence in relation to a complaint. If such a requirement is clearly justifiable in terms of the needs of the particular job that is one thing, and it may have to be accepted, but if it is not so required it will be unlawful regardless of whether or not it is intended to exclude women.
Contact us esxccg. Its effects create individual injustice and waste the potential talents of half our population at a time when more than ever before we need to mobilise the skills and abilities of all our citizens.
Lord Shackleton is adamant that a legislative approach is required to tackle discrimination against women. Around 20, discrimination cases are brought each year to UK tribunals. Hidden categories: Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: archived copy as title Use Oxford spelling from June Use dmy dates from June EA s Discrimination against union members is also a serious problem, for the obvious reason that some employers view unionisation as threat to their right to manage.
There is not the same degree of privilege granted to beliefs as is to a disability, requiring "reasonable adjustments" for the wishes of the believer.
Women are in a majority in the teaching profession, but, none the less, only two-fifths of our primary school head-teachers arc women. I hope that in Committee we shall look carefully at that matter. Any hon.