Diversity & Inclusion

We cover all issues relating to anti-discrimination law. This includes ensuring compliance with the law and that policies are in place to help prevent discrimination in the workplace.

Our services

  • 01 Advice on anti-discrimination law (e.g. race, gender, disability, age, religion and social status)
  • 02 Workplace policies
  • 03 Diversity training
  • 04 Workplace audits
  • 05 Gender pay-gap reporting
  • 06 Representation before the courts

Workplace Discrimination

Navigating discrimination legislation is tricky, but it is even more complicated when an employer’s footprint spans a wide variety of countries, each with its own law and culture. Our lawyers offer you their services in over 50 countries worldwide. We are your experts in all areas of workplace discrimination and can advise on issues relating, for example, to race, marital status, age, gender, religion or belief, disability, health, social status or sexual orientation.

Gender Pay Gap

The gender pay gap is rising on the political agenda in many countries around the world. Despite equal pay laws having become commonplace in many places more than just a few years ago, the gap stubbornly persists. To try to combat this, some countries are starting enact legislation, for example, requiring transparent, public reporting on pay. We advise on compliance with those laws and recommend best practice. We also advise many of the world’s leading multinationals on how to prevent workplace discrimination more generally.

Value Added Services

Employers need access to information to allow them to make employment decisions quickly. This is why our lawyers stay at the forefront of all legal developments, predicting trends, putting compliance tools in place and sharing our insights.

Employer Responsibility

We advise on all aspects of discrimination and assist our clients in striving for fairness at work. This includes ensuring policies are in place to embed equality and diversity, paired with a zero-tolerance approach to harassment and bullying.

Mental Health at Work

Never has it been more important for businesses to focus on the health of their employees, both physical and mental. For that reason, we have put together a major report, covering 37 of our countries on the law surrounding mental health at work and how employers can support a healthy workplace.

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Lucy Lewis is a partner at Lewis Silkin in UK and Chair of the Ius Laboris Expert Group on Discrimination.

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