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Human Rights

If you are in a situation in which you believe that your human rights are being violated, it's advisable to see if the problem can be resolved without going to court by using mediation or an internal complaints body. Your human rights are: the right to life freedom from torture and degrading treatment freedom fromand forced labour the right to liberty the right to a fair trial the right not to be punished for something that wasn't a crime when you did it the right to respect for private and family life freedom of thought, conscience and religion, and freedom to express your beliefs freedom of expression freedom of assembly and association the right to marry and to start a family the right not to be discriminated against in respect of these rights and freedoms the right to peaceful enjoyment of your property the right to an education the right to participate in free elections the right not...
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Employment

Amber Training and Advisory Support Services (ATASS) provides legal advice on your employment claim. Amber will assess your particular circumstances and provide you with advice on your legal position and help you to determine the best course of action and also advise you as to whether your claim is likely to be successful.
  • Self-employment
  • Government employment schemes
  • Basic rights at work
  • Overseas workers in the UK – agriculture and food processing
  • Monitoring at work
  • Contracts of employment
  • Rights to pay
  • Mental health and support in the workplace
  • Off work because of sickness
  • Parental rights at work
  • Maternity leave
  • Discrimination at work because of pregnancy or maternity leave
  • Age discrimination at work
  • Sorting out problems at work
  • Dismissal
  • Dismissal and benefits
  • Redundancy
  • Bank and public holidays
  • Holidays and holiday pay
  • Young people and employment
  • Employment advice in BSL
  • Employment fact sheets
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Racial Equality

The Race Relations Act covers housing, education and planning functions as well as all the other government services provided by the public. The 1976 Race Relations Act makes it unlawful to discriminate against you on racial grounds The Law Gives Protection At work At home At school/education establishment In the street By a private or public organisation When you open a bank account When you get medical treatment If you are stopped by the police The Race Relations Act protects all racial groups, regardless of their race, colour, nationality, or national or ethnic origins. ...
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