No discrimination is practised

Definition of the different types of discrimination

  • Gender discrimination: male and female workers with the same qualifications should be given the same opportunities, jobs and pay.

  • Age discrimination: All workers above the minimum legal age with the same qualifications should be given the same opportunities and pay. Jobs should not be limited to workers who are between the ages of 18 and 25, for example.

  • Disability: physical, mental or learning disabilities.

  • National origin: country in which the worker was born or where they come from.

  • Marital status: e.g. single or married.

  • Sexual orientation: how workers choose to express themselves sexually (e.g. heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual etc).

  • Caste discrimination: In certain countries such as India, people are born into a caste system that some believe determine social status. A workers’ caste should not affect the opportunities or treatment as compared to workers from other castes.

  • Political discrimination: Workers’ political beliefs or affiliations should not affect their employment, pay or opportunities.

  • Discrimination based on Union (or non-union) membership: Workers should be treated in the same way whether or not they are affiliated to a union.

  • Religious discrimination: Workers should receive the same treatment and opportunities regardless of their religious beliefs.