Discrimination

You cannot be treated unfairly by law because of your age, race, nationality, religion or belief, gender or sexuality.  You are protected by the law if you are sexually harassed. Your employer is not allowed to discriminate against you if you are pregnant or on maternity leave.

Find out your rights and what you can do if you have been discriminated against in the workplace.

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.

Disability definition and taking action on disability discrimination in employment, access to goods and services, education, public transport and including organisations which can help.

Fact sheet on how to recognise sex discrimination and sexual harassment at work, direct and indirect discrimination, and how to take action.

Fact sheet about action you can take against an employer or colleague if you are being harassed, unfairly treated or bullied because of your race.

Fact sheet about action you can take against an employer or colleague if you are being harassed, unfairly treated or bullied because of your sexual orientation.