Promoting Equality and Diversity: A Practitioners Guide

Paperback | December 27, 2007

byHenrietta Hill, Richard Kenyon

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Promoting Equality and Diversity: A Practitioner's Guide explains the fundamental changes in the approach to achieving equality and diversity that are occurring as a result of recent legislation. The work takes a task based approach to the subject, suggesting legal solutions to discretepractical problems, and providing clear, pragmatic guidance to enable practitioners to tackle the individual problems they might encounter.This book provides a clear and practical explanation of both good practice and the legislation behind the new proactive approach that is being adopted. It covers areas that receive no treatment elsewhere and offers guidance to organisations that want to implement equality measures but are unsure ofhow to do so. This book not only explains the relevant legal concepts but also offers real practical advice on topics such as how to carry out impact statements; how to carry out equality pay audits; and the role of monitoring. By adopting a task based approach, focusing on what organisations have to deal with in practice, this work is able to offer a fully integrated legal analysis of current discrimination law that will be of use to every practitioner working in this field. By combining a traditional legal approach withexamples, checklists, and precedents the authors have produced a book that is both highly useful and extremely readable.

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Promoting Equality and Diversity: A Practitioner's Guide explains the fundamental changes in the approach to achieving equality and diversity that are occurring as a result of recent legislation. The work takes a task based approach to the subject, suggesting legal solutions to discretepractical problems, and providing clear, pragmati...

Henrietta Hill is a barrister practising at Doughty Street Chambers, London, specializing in discrimination and human rights law. She frequently represents individuals alleging discrimination on grounds of sex, race and disability in the Employment Tribunals and the County Courts, and at appellate level. In 2002 she published the Blac...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:402 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.1 inPublished:December 27, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199235457

ISBN - 13:9780199235452

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Key Legal Concepts3. Equality and Diversity Policies and Equality Schemes4. Equality and Equal Pay Audits, Impact Assessments and Monitoring5. Procurement6. Positive Action and Genuine Occupational Qualifications and Requirements7. Recruitment and Promotion8. Pregnancy and Family9. Medical Issues10. Religious Practice, Dress Codes and Freedom of Expression11. Harrassment12. Resolving Grievances and Responding to Requests for Information13. Ending Employment: Redundancy, Dismissal, Retirement and Occupational Pension Schemes14. Managing Litigation15. The Future