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Supporting employees going through the menopause at work

Published on: 08 November 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Supporting employees going through the menopause at work
  • Original news
  • What are the key challenges presented by the menopause at work?
  • What is the menopause?
  • What legal protections currently exist for women going through the menopause at work?
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Sex discrimination
  • Age discrimination
  • What avenues are available for an employee to raise the issue with a manager? What support options exist?
  • What support systems should be put in place by an employer?
  • More...

Article summary

Employment analysis: The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) has published guidance on how to manage the impact of the menopause at work, highlighting the importance of ensuring employees have options in the workplace to discuss symptoms which could impact their capacity to perform the duties of their roles. Remziye Ozcan, associate at Slater Gordon, examines the ways that employers can offer to support menopausal employees, and warns how they could otherwise face legal challenge on basis of disability, sex or age discrimination. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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