Discrimination at work

Find out when it's illegal for an employer to treat you differently from your colleagues because of your age.

These pages will help you decide if your employer has broken the law and what action you can take.

This content applies to England

Explains that your employer cannot discriminate against you because you are pregnant or on maternity leave and covers time off to attend ante-natal classes or due to a pregnancy-related illness, rights to pay and other terms and conditions, workplace health and safety while pregnant, the rights of women undergoing fertility treatment and action which can be taken if you are discriminated against.

Information on the right not to be discriminated against at work because of your age, covering recruitment, unfair treatment at work, redundancy and retirement.

Chart signposting you to organisations that can give further help if you have a discrimination problem at work.