16 Gender reassignment discrimination: cases of absence from work
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

16  Gender reassignment discrimination: cases of absence from work

(1)     This section has effect for the purposes of the application of Part 5 (work) to the protected characteristic of gender reassignment.

(2)     A person (A) discriminates against a transsexual person (B) if, in relation to an absence of B's that is because of gender reassignment, A treats B less favourably than A would treat B if—

(a)     B's absence was because of sickness or injury, or

(b)     B's absence was for some other reason and it is not reasonable for B to be treated less favourably.

(3)     A person's absence is because

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