The Employment Equality (Sex Discrimination) Regulations 2005 implement the amended Equal Treatment Directive (2002/73/EC) and are effective from 1 October 2005.
The regulations update the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (SDA) and the main changes are as follows.
New definition of indirect discrimination — the definition will be brought in to line with the Equal Treatment Directive, namely, an employer will discriminate against a female employee if it applies to her a provision, criterion or practice which it applies or would apply equally to a man, but which:
puts or would put women at a particular disadvantage when compared with men
puts her at that disadvantage, and
This content requires a Croner-i subscription.
Existing subscriber? Log in
Contact us to discuss your requirements.
0800 231 5199
Croner-i is the trusted source of expert guidance and time-saving tools.