What are an employee's rights under Sex and Race Discrimination law?
An employer is not allowed to discriminate on the following grounds:
1. Sex of employee or prospective employee.
2. Marital status of an employee or prospective employee.
3. If an employee intends to undergo, is undergoing or has undergone gender reassignment.
4. Race, (this means colour, race, nationality or ethnic origins) of the employee or prospective employee.
5. Also, an employer cannot victimise an employee for bringing a complaint about discrimination or giving evidence in a complaint brought by another employee.
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