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Employment & Labour Law 2018
The main source of employment law is found in the legislation set out within various Acts of Tynwald (the Parliament of the Isle of Man), and associated secondary legislation, such as Regulations and Orders.
Isle of Man
18 May 2018
Equality: Sexual Orientation – Let Everyone Eat Cake (Or More Specifically, Order It)!
Being a little island in the middle of the Irish Sea, you could be forgiven for thinking the Isle of Man would inevitably be behind the times, however it's a pleasant surprise how often the Isle of Man...
Isle of Man
7 Mar 2018
In 2018, Do We Really Need Increased Protection From Sex Discrimination? Unfortunately, Yes.
Sex discrimination is one of the hottest topics in employment law at present and in particular the concept of equal pay and the so-called ‘gender pay-gap'.
Isle of Man
27 Feb 2018
Religion And Belief: "Mankind Is Heading Towards A Catastrophic Climate Change…": Protected Belief?
The Employment Act 2006 provides limited protection against discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief, but such protection is limited to employment and, within the employment sphere, it is further limited to the protection of employees against being unfairly dismissed on any of these grounds
Isle of Man
13 Feb 2018
Marriage And Civil Partnership Discrimination In Employment: A Summary
After 40 years of steady decline, statistics have confirmed that marriage rates across the UK are back on the rise.
Isle of Man
23 Nov 2017
Equality : Pregnancy And Maternity Discrimination
According to a UK Government report, 77% of mothers surveyed had a negative or possibly discriminatory experience during pregnancy, maternity leave and/or on return from maternity leave.
Isle of Man
17 Nov 2017
Equality : Gender Reassignment
When Bruce becomes Caitlyn, and the trouble with the toilets...
Isle of Man
20 Jun 2017
Equality: Disability Discrimination
Obese, depressed and diabetic employees: are they disabled? Obesity, depression and diabetes are not conditions that ordinarily give rise to a view that the persons suffering are disabled.
Isle of Man
19 Apr 2017
DQ Launches Brand New Equality Online Training Initiative In Association With Legal-Island
A leading Isle of Man employment law specialist has launched the first product of its kind to train Isle of Man workers in equality legislation.
6 Apr 2017
Equality : Age Discrimination
The Isle of Man Equality Act is making its passage through Tynwald and it is estimated that it will receive Royal Assent by Summer 2017.
Isle of Man
29 Mar 2017
In The Excitement Of Christmas, Don't Overlook Your Duties Now Arising Under The Disability Discrimination Act
In December 2015, Tynwald approved an Order to bring the Disability Discrimination Act 2006 (the "Act") into force.
Isle of Man
28 Dec 2016
In The Excitement Of Christmas, Don't Overlook Your Duties Now Arising Under The Disability Discrimination Act
In December 2015, Tynwald approved an Order to bring the Disability Discrimination Act 2006 (the "Act") into force.
Isle of Man
23 Dec 2016
Employment Law Developments – Equality and Whistleblowing
Delegates will be taken through an overview of the implications for employers of the Equality Bill 2016, which has completed its first reading and is due to be introduced into the House of Keys in October.
Isle of Man
22 Sep 2016
Disability Discrimination Act 2006 – Guidance For Island Businesses
Following approval by Tynwald at its May 2016 sitting, the Isle of Man Government Department of Health and Social Care has issued guidance for businesses on matters to be taken into account in determining questions relating to the definition of disability.
Isle of Man
27 Jul 2016
‘Tis the Season: Don't Punch A Colleague In The Face …..
Whilst I appreciate that some will say that it is "only" November and therefore too early for a festive article, Douglas Borough Council has started decorating the town with Christmas trees and fairy lights and so, as far as I am concerned, the festive countdown is on!
Isle of Man
10 Nov 2015
Isle of Man Equality Bill 2015 – Update
The introduction of substantive equality legislation in the Isle of Man has been a long time coming; however with the introduction of the Equality Bill 2015 ("Bill"),
Isle of Man
16 Oct 2015
One Long Struggle Upward To Equality
American activist, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, once said that "the history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality" and with the consultation of the Equality Bill in the Isle of Man now well underway, the Island moves one step closer to enacting one of the most important pieces of social legislation in recent times.
Isle of Man
17 Oct 2014
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