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Are you being discriminated against?

If you feel like you’ve been treated unfairly, have a look at the table below. Is there an answer in each column which describes how you’ve been treated? If so, you might be protected by the anti-discrimination laws.

Who is treating you unfairly?

Your employer

An education or training provider

A public service provider such as GPs, local councils and job centres

A shop or other service provider

Someone selling, letting or managing property

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What are they doing?

Treating you worse than others

Harassing you

Using unnecessary rules and ways of doing things that put you at a disadvantage

Punishing you for complaining about discrimination

Treating you unfairly because of something to do with your disability

Failing to a make reasonable adjustment for your disability

unfair dismissal

Why are they treating you unfairly?

…of your gender

…you are married or in a civil partnership

…you are pregnant or have recently given birth

…you are transsexual

…of your race, ethnic or national origins, colour or nationality

…you are disabled

…of your age

…of your sexual orientation

…of your religion or belief or lack of religion

…you are taking or want to take statutory maternity leave

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About 'Is that discrimination?'

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