Equality Act 2010 Factsheet
The Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007 was one of the pieces of legislation that was brought together under the Equality Act 2010, and Sexual Orientation is one of the nine protected characteristics covered by it.
This factsheet explains how the Act defines Sexual Orientation and aims to explain the significance of this protected characteristic to employers.
Protected Characteristic: Sex Orientation
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Further information on the Equality Act 2010
To find out more about the Act, including resources for employers please
click on the following link: Equality Human Rights ~ What is the Equality Act?
Equalityhumanrights.com. Businesses who want legal advice or help with employment tribunals should visit ACAS: Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service, Acas.org
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