Okonu v G4S Security Services (UK) Ltd EAT/0035/07

Reports relating to this case:

  • Race discrimination: Burden of proof

    Date:
    28 April 2008

    In Okonu v G4S Security Services (UK) Ltd EAT/0035/07, the EAT held that the shifting burden of proof provisions in s.54A of the Race Relations Act 1976 are restricted to claims based on race or ethnic or national origin, and do not apply to claims based on colour or nationality.

  • Okonu v G4S Security Services (UK) Ltd

    Date:
    15 February 2008

    In Okonu v G4S Security Services (UK) Ltd EAT/0035/07, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the reverse burden of proof does not apply to claims of discrimination on the grounds of colour or nationality under race discrimination legislation.