Asbestos dust is responsible for more deaths than any other work-related cause. And we are still seeing Asbestos being used in a variety of different industries. Unfortunately the effects of Asbestos exposure may not arise until years into the future. So it is important to register your exposure to Asbestos.
Discrimination is the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex. And it is against the law to be discriminated against at work.
Discrimination means treating a person unfairly because of who they are or because they possess certain characteristics. If you have been treated differently from other people only because of who you are or because you possess certain characteristics, you may have been discriminated against.
The Equality Act 2010 highlights 9 protected characteristics:
You can be unfairly dismissed in a number of ways, including by being made redundant or by being forced to resign which could be constructive dismissal. Unfair dismissal cannot be claimed by everyone as there are certain qualifying criteria that must be met.
To be able to claim unfair dismissal you must: