Equality Act 2010
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A multiple choice quiz about the UK Equality Act 2010.
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- A person who was born physically female decides to spend the rest of her life as a man. He starts and continues to live as a man. He decides not to seek medical advice as he successfully passes as a man without the need for any medical intervention. Would he be protected as someone who has undergone gender reassignment?
- During an interview, an applicant informs the employer that he has multiple sclerosis. The applicant is unsuccessful and the employer gives the job to an applicant who does not have a disability. How would it be determined whether there was an act of direct discrimination because of his disability?
- A male receptionist who is given a warning for being repeatedly late to work in the mornings alleges that he has been treated less favourably than a pregnant female receptionist who has also been repeatedly late for work, but who was not given a warning. Does the male receptionist have a case?
- A woman is disciplined for losing her temper with a colleague. This behaviour was out of character and was a consequence of severe pain that that she was experiencing due to her disability. Was it right for her to be disciplined?
- If a recently married woman is not considered for promotion because of a belief that she is likely to start a family, and this is not taken into account for an unmarried woman, what would this be discrimination on the grounds of?
- Jack believes in a philosophy of racial superiority for a particular racial group. It is a belief around which he centres the important decisions in his life, such as where he chooses to live. Is this belief covered by the act?
- A person born physically male lets her friends know that she intends to reassign. She attends counselling sessions to start the process. However he decides to go no further, is he protected against discrimination?
- In an interview for a Senior Lecturer, the interview panel reject an Indian applicant as they feel the students would not be able to understand his strong accent. Is this race discrimination?
- A recruiting manager wants to ask for the applicants to be educated to degree level in order to ensure they are able to fulfil the requirements of the post. Is this allowed?
- A Janitor is subjected to homophobic banter and name calling, even though his colleagues know he is not gay and he is aware that they know he is not gay. Is this unlawful?
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