The Equality Act and nine protected characteristics

Your right to equal treatment

This section introduces your rights to freedom from discrimination in the Equality Act (2010) and your rights around nine protected characteristics.

It also outlines our work to secure these rights on behalf of members. Importantly, these sections also detail how you can help in the fight for dignity at work on behalf of yourself, and other Equity members.

The Equality Act

Your legal right to equal treatment and freedom from discrimination and harassment

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Bullying & Harassment

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