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Employment discrimination for the employee

Discrimination takes many forms and the law in this area is extremely complex as there are various heads of discrimination.  In order to have a claim, discrimination must be on grounds of a particular characteristic.  These are known as “protected characteristics” and there are currently 9 of these as follows:
We can provide advice and assistance with regard to all of these areas as well as representation in the employment tribunal for discrimination claims.
If you feel that you have been treated unfairly in the workplace because of one of these protected characteristics, you may have a claim for discrimination which can include harassment and victimisation.  There are certain time limits which apply to these claims and it is therefore essential that you contact us by completing this form or by calling 0113 320 5000 immediately for advice.

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