If you discriminate against your employee on any of the following grounds (known as protected characteristics), you may be acting unlawfully:
Discrimination can occur in an employment context:
Everybody has the right to equal pay for equal work within the same employment.
The Government has introduced guidelines and regulations for workplace discrimination that deal with disability, sex, race, religion, age, pay and sexual orientation. The rights of the employee and the responsibility of the employer are covered in this section.
Seewebsite for more information on equality and discrimination.