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The presentation will provide an overview of the Equality Act 2010 and its impact on the workplace. The Equality Act aims to ensure that all job applicants and employees are treated fairly and equally in the workplace.
During this interactive presentation, the protected characteristics identified in the Equality Act will be discussed, along with the protection provided to individuals from discriminatory treatment such as direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, victimisation and harassment.
The webinar will discuss common pitfalls and errors made, potential employment tribunal claims that can be submitted by employees, potential reputational damage to an employer, and the potential liability on an employer and on individuals personally should things go wrong.
There will also be consideration of the workplace best practice that will help avoid potential discrimination claims, and practical guidance for employers and individuals to ensure fair and equal treatment in the workplace.
Joga is an experienced employment lawyer and acts for both public and private sector clients advising on a variety of contentious and non-contentious aspects of employment. He provides strategic, pragmatic and commercial advice.
Joga specialises in providing advice on discrimination (before, during and after employment), TUPE, business restructure, collective consultation, collective redundancy, contractual disputes, enforceability of restrictive covenants, complex high profile, high value industrial disputes, sickness management and performance management.
Joga has a wealth of experience in tribunal litigation and he regularly appears in the Employment Tribunal defending all types of claims from straightforward unfair dismissal claims to more complex and high value claims, such as discrimination and whistleblowing. He also delivers bespoke training sessions on a variety of employment law and HR issues.
Joga's Geldards profile.
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