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Disability Discrimination Act 1995

and children) and some specific to my organisation. As a teacher I need to be aware of and comply with the following: • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. • shall be the duty of every employee while at work— • (a)to take reasonable care for the health and safety of himself and of other persons who may be affected by his acts or omissions at work; and • (b)as regards any duty or requirement imposed on his employer or any other person by or under any of the relevant statutory...

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Discrimination in the Workplace - Discrimination is ‘the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex.’ (Dictionaries, n.d.) Discrimination within the workplace is common and occurs across all types of employment industries, there are numerous forms of discrimination including, sex, gender, age, race, disability, and religion. Discrimination in the workplace has negative effects both for the business and individual employees;...

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Report on Equality Act (2010)

Equality Act 2010 The Equality Act 2010 is a piece of legislation passed in October 2010. This Act replaces a number of previous legislations concerned with discrimination including the Sex Discrimination Acts of 1975 and 1986, the Race Relations Act 1976 and the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. The consolidation of many Acts has been implemented in order to streamline the legislation and make it simpler and more consistent. The Act relates to nine characteristics that it is unlawful to...

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Diversity: Discrimination and Service Users

aims at embracing all people irrespective of race, gender, disability, medical or other need. It is about giving equal access and opportunities and getting rid of discrimination and intolerance. 4. What is meant by discrimination Discrimination means treating a person or group less favourably than another in the same situation, usually on account of their race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation or religion. Discrimination could be direct or deliberate or indirect or unintentional...

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Discrimination and Children

Equality 2010 This Act was put in place to protect individuals so they will not be discriminated against age, gender, disability, race, religion, sex, civil partnership, sexual orientation. We must give a child an equal chance to participate and make appropriate resources available to reach their full potential. Children are unique individuals and have the right to be treated fairly with equal respect. Disability Discrimination Act 1995-2005 When children with disabilities are discriminated...

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Disability Studies Access Audit

* Second year access audit of Newcastle International Airport the built environment module Disability studies. 1. Citizenship Citizenship has been defined by Margaret (2008, p.53) as a “state of being a citizen of a particular social, political, national, or human resource community “. The term describing all citizens as a whole is citizenry. In law, citizenship denotes a link between an individual and a state. Under international law, citizenship is synonymous to nationality, although the...

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Human Rights: Disability

Legal and Ethical Essay Disability- Human Rights Theresa who is now 24 years old was born with a disability of Cerebral Palsy. She now lives in a residential unit and has always been passionate about arts and performing. She attends a day art program that is run by a major Disability organisation in her local area, the workers from the house assist her with access to and from these activities. Apart of Theresa’s condition is the sudden losses of verbal control and as a result of this, the organisation...

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Discrimination and Equality

1.1 Explain what is meant by: * Diversity * Equality * Inclusion * Discrimination Diversity is recognising that though people may have things in common, they are all different in many ways. Diversity is valuing and accepting those differences Equality is treating everyone in a way that is fairly to them. Not to be confused with treating everybody exactly the same. (e.g. if a person with difficulty walking wanted get to the second floor, you would provide them with other ways,...

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Types of Discrimination.

Opportunity Commission, racial discrimination is the treatment of someone less fairly because of his or her race, color, descent, national origin or ethnic origin than someone of a different 'race' would be treated in a similar situation. Racial Discrimination is not only reflected in personal attitudes and behaviors, it can be expressed in values, presumptions, structures and processes of social, economic, cultural and political institutions. Such institutional racial discrimination is less direct and harder...

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Data Protection Act 1998

the right to have access or received a copy of their personal information held and can seek compensation for damages or distress suffered as result of a breach of the Data Protection Act. The Information Commissioner's Office also has the power to issue monetary penalties to organisations for serious breaches of the Act. 2 Types of data to be collected and explain how each support HR Two of the key data collected and recorded are training records and appraisals. A progressive employment history...

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