What are the 7 forms of discrimination?

What are the 7 forms of discrimination?

It is against the law to discriminate against anyone because of:

  • age.
  • gender reassignment.
  • being married or in a civil partnership.
  • being pregnant or on maternity leave.
  • disability.
  • race including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin.
  • religion or belief.
  • sex.

What does the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 cover?

Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 In 1991 the Queensland Parliament passed the Anti-Discrimination Act which aims to protect people in Queensland from unfair discrimination, sexual harassment and other objectionable conduct and provides a means to bring a complaint and have it resolved.

What is the purpose of antidiscrimination laws?

The purpose of Anti-discrimination legislation is so that everyone has an equal opportunity. It promotes equality so people are free from discrimination in certain areas of their life including work, school, and restaurants.

What is discrimination in Qld?

Discrimination occurs when a person with a certain characteristic (such as their race, sex or sexuality) is treated less favourably than a person without that characteristic in the same or similar circumstances.

What is the Anti-Discrimination Act 1997?

An Act to render unlawful racial, sex and other types of discrimination in certain circumstances and to promote equality of opportunity between all persons.

What are the protected classes under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1991?

Title VII prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin. The Civil Rights Act of 1991 (Pub. L. 102-166) ( CRA ) and the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 (Pub.

When did the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act come into effect?

Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 Current as at 25 May 2020 © State of Queensland 2021 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act 1991

What does the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 say about discrimination?

Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 Chapter 2 Discrimination prohibited by this Act (complaint) Current as at 25 May 2020 Page 61 Authorised by the Parliamentary Counsel 112 Legal incapacity A person may discriminate against another person because the other person is subject to a legal incapacity if the incapacity is

What are the parts of the Anti-Discrimination Act?

Part 1 Act’s anti-discrimination purpose 6 Act’s anti-discrimination purpose and how it is to be achieved . . 17 Part 2 Prohibited grounds of discrimination 7 Discrimination on the basis of certain attributes prohibited . . . . . 17 8 Meaning of discrimination on the basis of an attribute . . . . . . . . 18

What is discrimination prohibited by this Act (complaint)?

Chapter 2 Discrimination prohibited by this Act (complaint) Current as at 5 June 2017 Page 33 Authorised by the Parliamentary Counsel (a) has a restricted capacity to do work genuinely and reasonably required for the position; or (b) requires special conditions in order to be able to do the work.