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Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment

Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 When the Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 was introduced on 1 September 2014, protection against unlawful discrimination was limited to race.  From 1 September 2015, protection in relation to sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy & maternity was added. It is currently expected that protection against discrimination in relation to age and ......

Discrimination Legislation

DISCRIMINATION (JERSEY) LAW 2013 AND EMPLOYMENT  The Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 came into force on 1 September 2014. This law is a significant step forward for Jersey. It deals with discrimination across all areas, not just in respect of employment. Over the next few years we expect to see a number of "protected characteristics" introduced by regulations, the first being "Race" wh......

Discrimination Legislation

DISCRIMINATION (JERSEY) LAW 2013 AND EMPLOYMENT  The Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 came into force on 1 September 2014. This law is a significant step forward for Jersey. It deals with discrimination across all areas, not just in respect of employment. Over the next few years we expect to see a number of "protected characteristics" introduced by regulations, the first being "Race" wh......

Absence management and measurement

Absence measurement and management   These notes give introductory guidance. They: ·    highlight some of the main causes of absence ·    provide practical information on managing sickness absence effectively ·    outline the implications of legislation on managing absence Employee absence is a significant cost to businesses. Types of absence There are many reasons why pe......

Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013

The Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 including the first protected characteristic (Race) was introduced on 1 September 2014. The protected characteristics were extended to sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment and maternity & pregnancy from 1 September 2015. A guidance note together with a detailed guide (inc Race & Sex protected characteristics) have been produced which give emp......

Harassment & Bullying FAQs

What is harassment? It can occur when one person's or a group's behaviour gives offence to another person or persons. For example, such behaviour may take the form of remarks designed to embarrass, inappropriate jokes or ridicule, unwelcome physical contact, suggestions or demands for sexual favours, racial shunning or segregation or racial abuse. It can be similar to bullying. For the......

Disability in Employment FAQs

What is a disability? In an employment context, disability can be defined as a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long term adverse effect on a person's ability to carry out their normal day-to-day activities. What can an employer do to help? An employer can make reasonable adjustments to either the workplace, workstation or working environment to help a person ......

New sex discrimination and maternity/family friendly provisions

For more information about the new Discrimination protected characteristics, please click here: /legislation/discrimination-(jersey)-law-2013/ For more information on the new maternity provisions, please click here: /legislation/employment-(jersey)-law-2003/maternity-rights/ For more information on the new adoption and parental leave provisions, please click here: /legislation/em......

Equal Opportunities Policy

This model policy is intended to provide an example to employers and employees of good practice. It is not intended to represent a statement of the law. A MODEL EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES POLICY (Non Contractual) Although the is no statutory requirement for organizations to have an Equal Opportunities policy, having one will give guidance and structure in relation to fairness in the workplace ......

Sex Discrimination & Family Friendly rights now in place

New protected characteristics have been added to the Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 with effect from 1 September 2015, these are as follows: Sex Sexual Orientation Gender Reassignment Pregnancy & Maternity For more information, please click here.   New 'family friendly' rights are now also in place from 1 September 2015, these relate to: Maternity Leave Adopti......

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