Yearly Archives: 2019

CLASS DISCRIMINATION AND OTHER POSSIBLE NEW RIGHTS FOR EMPLOYEES ON THE HORIZON

The head of the TUC, Frances O’Grady, at their conference on 10 September 2019, called for discrimination based on class to be added to the existing heads of unlawful discrimination in employment. In my view, if implemented fully, this would constitute the most significant and far-reaching change in employment law for many years. Not only would employers need to undertake a fundamental overhaul of their employment policies and processes right from the recruitment stage, it would require careful thinking in many