Chapter 9. Equal Opportunities

  1. Diana M. Kloss LLB (London), LLM (Tulane), Barrister (Gray's Inn), Hon FFoM

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776100.ch9

Occupational Health Law, Fourth Edition

Occupational Health Law, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Kloss, D. M. (2005) Equal Opportunities, in Occupational Health Law, Fourth Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776100.ch9

Author Information

  1. Honorary Senior Lecturer in Occupational Health Law, University of Manchester, Part-time Chairman of Employment Tribunals

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 7 FEB 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064977

Online ISBN: 9780470776100



  • equal opportunities;
  • discrimination;
  • women workers;
  • pregnancy dismissals;
  • maternity leave


This chapter contains section titled:

  • The concept of discrimination

  • Special laws protecting women workers

  • Pregnancy dismissals and maternity leave

  • Maternity pay

  • Parental leave and time off for dependants

  • Children and young persons

  • Workers with a disability