Learning Mat. Ability. A care home fails to provide a Some examples of discrimination. disabled toilet facility Age Race A Social services office block has Job advert for a social worker An care worker is dismissed from no lift facility. All users are not states “Young dynamic employee work because he is black able to gain access to the second sought – people aged over 40 In a care home all the black floor. need not apply.” workers are given the night shift, and all white employees work the A disabled child is told they are day shift. unable to go on a school trip A black women applies for a job because they have a disability. in a care home, the manager states he will not employee her as Gender. some of the residents are racist. A male social worker is not given a Marital Status A black care assistant applies for job interview for a job based on their A married nurse with 2 children a promotion twice but each time sex. The reason provided was that is not given a promotion as it if a white employee is successful. this is a female job. felt that they will not put in as In a nursery all the black In a nursery all girls are directed to many hours as a single employee children are sat at the same table, play in the dressing up corner and all without children. the only reason is that they are boys directed to play with building An employee will not give the job black. blocks and construction toys. to a mother of 4 and states at the A school rule states no hats interview it is because young indoors; this would discriminate women with children are against Sikhs, muslins, unreliable. Rastafarians. Religion A hospital staff member is told that he is unable to wear a turban whilst Ethnicity. at work. A hospital porter is paid less Appearance. because he/she is Middle Eastern An obese school teacher is sacked An employee is told they are not A doctor is not hired for a job because she is unable to teach on the allowed to take time off work to pray because he/she has a dark second floor, as she cannot manage during Ramadan. He made his complexion and is believed to be the stairs. There are vacant religion clear when interviewed for Arab. classrooms on the ground floor. the job and was told this would not be a problem.
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