Equality And Diversity - Essay

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LEGISLATION INSUPPORT OF EQUALITYAND DIVERSITY
Table of ContentINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................3CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................7REFERENCES................................................................................................................................9
INTRODUCTIONLegislation refers to as the laws that have been enacted or are enforced by any governingbody. It is very necessary for every company to have equality within company and also theyneed to promote fair treatment within the organization so that its employees works efficientlyand productively. So for this many legislations have been designed in order to promote equalityand maintain fair treatment within the workplace (Durbin, Page and Walby, 2017). So thefollowing essay will cover a wide range of legislation relating to diversity, fair treatment andequality. Further it will outline the importance of discriminatory behaviour, unconscious bias andprejudice. Also, it will describe the role of different advisory services within the company. Atlast the report will evaluate the impact of prejudice, discriminatory behaviour and unconsciousbias within the public services.MAIN BODYRange of legislations which are designed to implement equality, diversity and fair treatment inpublic servicesFor maintaining equality, diversity and fair treatment at the workplace it is very necessaryfor company to abide by certain legislations in order to promote and implement diversity,equality and fair treatment. Some various kinds of legislations are as follows-Equality-it refers to as a situation in which everyone is treated equally whether theemployee is male or female, rich or poor, literate or illiterate. Legislation relating to equality isdiscussed below-Equality Act, 2010-this is a law which is prepared in order to protect employees fromdiscrimination. The discrimination refers to as unfair treatment with the employees on basis ofcertain traits and characteristics such as age, sex, disability, caste, status, gender, and many otherreasons. The public services should take into consideration the needs of employees and then actaccordingly so that there is no discrimination and everybody is treated equally and unjustly.The equality act covers all the employees within the company, all employers, people withdisability, the equality act also covers public services like hospitals, trusts, police authorities,local authorities and many other public services and because of application of this act manydiscriminatory practices have been abolished by public services which earlier they used (Rankin- Wright, Hylton and Norman, 2016).
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