Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police v Khan  IRLR 830 HL
Reports relating to this case:
- 1 January 2002
In Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police v Khan (11 October 2001), the House of Lords has ruled that it is not unlawful victimisation to refuse to provide a reference in respect of an employee because the employee has a pending discrimination claim against the employer and the employer needs to preserve its position in the outstanding proceedings.
Employment references: Refusal to give reference pending resolution of litigation did not amount to victimisation
- 3 December 2001
In Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police v Khan, the House of Lords holds - unanimously - that an employee was not victimised when his employer refused to provide him with a reference for new employment while race discrimination proceedings brought by the employee were continuing.