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Equality & Diversity Introduction

Overview

This course will explore what is meant by equality and diversity and consider how you are protected in your workplace from discrimination. We will consider the Equality Law 2010, which protects all, regardless of characteristics, at work. In order to understand the protection in place, we will explore the four main types of discrimination which are experienced in the workplace. This course considers the different protected characteristics specified under the Equality Act, which include: age, race, religion or belief, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnerships and finally, pregnancy and maternity.

Learning Outcomes

  • How you are protected in your workplace from discrimination
  • Equality Law 2010
  • Main types of discrimination which are experienced in the workplace