Prohibited conduct claims by non-employees
Prohibited conduct claims by non-employees

The following Employment practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Prohibited conduct claims by non-employees
  • Subjection to other detriment
  • The self-employed
  • Voluntary workers and interns
  • Voluntary workers
  • Interns
  • Crown employment and parliamentary staff
  • Work on ships or hovercraft, and seafarers
  • Armed forces
  • Obligation to make a service complaint first
  • More...

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: Brexit and IP completion day—implications for employment lawyers.

STOP PRESS: The extension of protections in Part 5 of the Equality Act 2010 to volunteers and ways to ensure that all interns are captured by those workplace protections are among a number of proposals relating to sexual harassment in the workplace put forward by the Government Equalities Office in a consultation. For further information, see: LNB News 12/07/2019 62.

This Practice Note examines who is protected and can bring claims under the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) other than ‘employees' who bring claims under the ‘in employment’ provisions of EqA 2010, covered in Practice Note: Employment events which give rise to prohibited conduct claims.

Occupational pension schemes

There are prohibitions against discrimination, victimisation and harassment and a duty to make reasonable adjustments which apply to various persons involved with occupational pension schemes, including trustees, managers and employers. These

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