Corporate and Management Law

QUESTION: With reference to the Equality Act 2010 (“EA 2010”) and supporting case law, critically examine how workers are protected from discrimination, harassment and victimisation in the workplace. Assess the remedies that can be awarded by an employment tribunal to a worker who has been subjected to these types of prohibited conduct. OBJECTIVE and TASK: The objective of this written assignment is for you to provide a comprehensive description of the present law on discrimination in the workplace. You will need to focus on the four main types of prohibited conduct under the EA 2010, namely, direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation. Your description should be in the form of a critical analysis and you will need to assess the effectiveness of the present statutory regime by reference to supporting case law.