Tag: Sexual Orientation Discrimination


Firefighter wins harassment and discrimination case

March 6, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

The employment tribunal ruled in December 2023 that Sacha Acheson had been subject to direct sex discrimination, harassment on the grounds of sex, harassment on the grounds of sexual orientation, victimisation and unfair dismissal. The tribunal service has now published […]


Prime minister makes public apology to LGBT veterans

July 20, 2023

Via: Personnel Today

Homosexuality was decriminalised in the UK in 1967 but a ban continued in the armed forces until 2000, but a report into the treatment of gay people recommended they be given a financial reward and that the prime minister should […]


McDonald’s faces fresh sexual harassment allegations

July 18, 2023

Via: Personnel Today

An investigation by the BBC found that McDonald’s staff, many of them young, were regularly groped and sexually harassed and that management often turned a blind eye. McDonald’s “deeply apologised” and said it had fallen short after saying in February […]


Half of LGBT+ teachers experience discrimination

February 20, 2023

Via: Personnel Today

The poll by teachers union NASUWT found that 26% of LGBT+ teachers feel discrimination has worsened in the past three years. Only a third said their school has a zero-tolerance approach to homophobia, biphobia and transphobia, and just 14% said […]


Facebook Post Lands HR Manager in Hot Water

July 15, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Building on its reassertion that Title VII doesn’t cover sexual orientation, the federal appeals court in New Orleans recently ruled there is no protection for employees who complain about perceived sexual orientation bias either. An HR manager who posted her […]