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Disability Discrimination -Key Points for the Workplace

Disability Discrimination - Key Points for the Workplace

The Equality Act 2010 protects employees from disability-related discrimination, harassment and victimisation. Disability is one of nine features known in law as protected characteristics and covered by the Act.

 This guide provides a backdrop on how disability discrimination can occur in the workplace, how it can be dealt with and how to reduce the chance of future discrimination. It has been produced in line with the Government’s Disability Confident campaign, which aims to give more employers the confidence to hire disabled people.

Legal obligations for employers.