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Unit 3- know the legal and humanitarian rights that protect citizens and promote diversity (Task 2)
Disability and equality act 2010 * Employment * Education * Access to goods, services and facilities including larger private clubs and land based transport services * Buying and renting land or property * Functions of public bodies for example the issuing of licences
Disability and he armed forces act * Section 64 (7) of the disability discrimination act 1995 provides disability discrimination laws do not apply to the armed forces. This exemption applies to those who serve in any of the United Kingdom naval, military or air forces.
Freedom of information act 2000 * Gives you the right to ask any public body for all the information they have on any subject you choose * Unless there’s a good reason, the organisation must provide the information within 20 working days * Free £450
Sex discrimination act * Makes it unlawful to discriminate on the grounds of sex and marital status in * Recruitment * Promotion * Training

* In an interview for a job the employer only asks female applicants about their domestic circumstances * A man with inferior qualifications and/or less experience than a women is appointed to the job or the promotion for which they both applied * A woman is told that she would not be considered for a job it is “dirty work” or because there is “lack of decent toilet facilities” * A woman is not encouraged to meet clients or invited to social events to meet them. Instead a mainly male group is selected.

Equality pay act * Where men and women, working for the same employer, are doing one of the following they are entitled to the same terms in their employment contract * The same or similar work (life work) * Work related as equivalent in a job…...

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