Flashcards in Discrimination Deck (10):
What is direct discrimination?
Take place when someone is treated less favourably because of their sex, race, disability, religion or sexuality
What is indirect discrimination?
When a situation or condition is imposed that discriminates against a particular group of people
Name the main organisation who work to get rid of discrimination in all aspects of life
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)
Name one organisation who can offer you support and advice if you feel you are being discriminated against.
1) Citizen Advice Bureau
2) Equality Advisory Support Service
3) Law Centres
4) Trade Union Congress
What is racism?
Discrimination based on race, colour, nationality or ethnicity. The belief that one race is superior compared to the others
What is the main pecs of legislation which sets out the rules on discrimination?
The Equality Act 2010
Name 4 ways in which people can be discriminated against
1) Age discrimination
2) Race discrimination
3) Gender discrimination
4) Disability discrimination
If you are interviewing someone who is disabled for a job what does the law say you must be willing to do?
Employers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to the workplace so that a disabled candidate or employee does not face a substantial disadvantage
The EHRC tries to reduce racial discrimination. Stat one way in which the EHRC does this
1) Supporting people at tribunals
2) Giving help and advice
3) Promotion campaigns