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Equality | Gender discrimination cases rise by 69%

Gender discrimination cases rise by 69%

Despite the heightened awareness around workplace equality from HR, the number of gender discrimination cases brought against employers by individuals at work has drastically risen by 69% within the last 12 months.

According to research released by London-based global employment law firm GQ Littler, 9,340 cases of discrimination were presented to the Employment Tribunal between 2018 and 2019; the number for the period between 2017/18 is far lower at 5,520.

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