- Women and Equalities Committee calls for change on the use of NDAs in discrimination cases
- What are the practical implications of the report?
- What is the background to the WEC report?
- What matters did the WEC identify as the key issues of concern?
- What are the key recommendations in the report?
Employment analysis: It is completely unacceptable that allegations of unlawful discrimination and harassment in the workplace are routinely covered up by employers with legally drafted non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), according to a report on the use of non-disclosure agreements in discrimination cases published by the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee (WEC). The WEC calls on the government to take various actions to reset the parameters within which NDAs can be used and to address what it calls the failure of the employment tribunal system to ensure all employees who have experienced discrimination have a meaningful route of legal redress.
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