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London :: United Kingdom | over 4 years ago

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The deputy leader wants to engineer a ‘new social order’ with her equality bill. Its effects may be long-lasting and costly Jonathan Oliver Harriet Harman was sitting in her House of Commons office last week when the news came through that the Pope

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London :: United Kingdom | over 4 years ago

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Published Date: 05 February 2010 THE government will not push through proposals that churches argue would restrict their ability to deny jobs to gay people and transsexuals, equality minister Harriet Harman confirmed yesterday. Her remarks came days

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London :: United Kingdom | over 4 years ago

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Harman retreats The churches seem to have protected their exemptions under the equality bill successfully, despite secularist outrage It looks as if the bishops have won their fight against the equality bill. Two papers are reporting that Harriet

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London :: United Kingdom | over 4 years ago

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Holiday companies and insurance firms will be able to avoid a ban on age discrimination grounds, the government announced today. There had been fears the equality bill would prevent tour operators such as Saga or Club 18-30 organising holidays for

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London :: United Kingdom | over 4 years ago

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When the United Kingdom’s (U.K.) Parliament passed The Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006, it introduced major restrictions on employment protections for people age 65 or older. Since then, employers have been able to force employees to

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York :: United Kingdom | over 4 years ago

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Peers voted by 216 to 178, majority 38, to strike out a section of the Bill which campaigners argued had been too narrowly drawn. Both sides argued that their solution would maintain the current position, which allows religious organisations to

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Glasgow :: United Kingdom | over 4 years ago

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Christian campaign groups, Roman Catholic bishops and other church leaders say the Equality Bill could force them to go against their faith when employing staff. They also warned that the law could lead to increased legal action between churches and

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Hereford :: United Kingdom | over 4 years ago

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Churches panic over equality bill Why are the churches fighting the government's equality bill so fiercely in the House of Lords? On Monday, peers will debate amendments to the Equality Bill affecting employment by religious organisations. Lawyers'

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London :: United Kingdom | over 4 years ago

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What the new Equality Bill means for employers It has been hailed as a landmark move to harmonise discrimination legislation and to strengthen the law to support progress on equality. But what will the Equality Bill mean in practice for employers

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Kampala :: Uganda | over 4 years ago

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The controversial move follows MPs’ criticism of the broadcaster for hosting an inflammatory online debate on its news website asking whether gays should be executed. BBC that its handling of the public’s online discussion was “insensitive and

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