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Azam v JH Walker Ltd [1995] EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Unintentional indirect discrimination test

    Date:
    1 December 1995

    In Azam v JH Walker Ltd the EAT has clarified the test for unintentional indirect discrimination under the Race Relations (and Sex Discrimination) Acts by holding that a tribunal is entitled to infer an intention to discriminate where an employer knew when it applied the requirement or condition in question that unfavourable treatment on racial grounds would result and where it wanted those consequences to follow