Sexual discrimination can be difficult to root out in organisations. Here, we highlight everything you need to know about discrimination of sexuality. This includes a detailed breakdown of the types of discrimination employees can be subject to. Your legal responsibilities. And, frequently asked questions regarding discrimination in the workplace.
Although women have made clear they have the ability to perform with the same skill and success in every endeavor engaged in by men, the issue of sex discrimination still holds many back. Sex discrimination, although predominantly an issue for women, can sometimes be directed towards men as well. Below, we answer many of the questions that commonly arise with respect to this issue. Which federal law covers sex or gender discrimination? Can an employer pay me less because I'm a woman?
But what is gender discrimination? And what are the different types? We explain with examples from the workplace. Gender discrimination is when you treat an employee unfairly because they are a man or a woman. It can happen to men as well, and the law protects them in the same way.