AGE DISCRIMINATION ACT
The AGE DISCRIMINATION ACT became law from the 1st of October 2006
Facts and Tips for Employers
1. WHAT DOES THE LAW COVER ?
All workers including self employed,contract workers,office workers, the Police and Memebers of the trade organisations
People who apply for work - in some instances, people who have left work.
also people who have applied for vocational training and courses in Higher Education
2. Who is not covered ?
Members of the Armed Forces
Full Time and Part Time Reservists
3. WHAT DOES VOCATIONAL TRAINING COVER ?
All forms of training courses and work experience
4. WHAT DO THE REGULATIONS INCLUDE ?
They cover DIRECT & INDIRECT discrimination
Please note that the information shown is only to be used as a guideline. You should seek legal advice or through a registered body i.e.ACAS for more in depth answers.
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