The Employment Tribunal has on numerous occasions found in favour of female employees with child care responsibilities who have brought claims of indirect discrimination following the refusal of flexible working requests. Male employees with child care responsibilities have failed in such cases because they do not fall within the protected group because they are a small minority. Is this an example of where men are not afforded adequate protection under the Equality Act 2010, or is the legislation being applied appropriately?
This webinar will focus on case law where men have unsuccessfully brought cases of sex discrimination against their employees. It is not designed to explore issues surrounding parental leave or shared parental leave, but will look at cases which have raised a question of whether or not the Employment Tribunal decision would have been different if the case had been brought by a female employee.
Attending this webinar will help you to increase your knowledge and understanding of how the Employment Tribunal has approached cases involving allegations of sex discrimination directed at men and explore whether or not men are receiving the adequate protection under the Equality Act 2010 in such circumstances