Monthly Archives: October 2011

Human Rights – part 2

Just yesterday I posted an article with the phrase “too many people try and get away with misusing it (Human Rights Legislation), citing ‘individual human rights’ as an excuse or reason for non-compliance of other societal rules or regulations”. And … Continue reading

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The Human Rights Act – yes or no?

Last week’s argument about the Human Rights Act (HRA) between the UK’s Justice Minister and Home Secretary seems to have been an incredibly petty affair. With Chris Huhne, another senior politician, involved too, accusations and apologies were flying about! When … Continue reading

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Claims for Unfair Dismissal – extending the qualifying period

The Conservative Party Conference is offering plenty of stimulation for bloggers and other writers with an interest in equality. This morning I read that George Osborne is proposing a change to employment law in respect of the amount of time … Continue reading

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Words Betray Attitudes – an insight into prejudice!

David Cameron has been caught out twice in the past few months using inappropriate language towards women. He has, on both occasions, tried to minimise the affect of the comments, attempting to justify them and perhaps laugh them off. This … Continue reading

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