Richmond Pharmacology Ltd v Dhaliwal [2009] IRLR 336 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Race discrimination: "Married off in India" remark constituted harassment

    Date:
    11 May 2009

    In Richmond Pharmacology Ltd v Dhaliwal [2009] IRLR 336 EAT, the EAT held that the employment tribunal was entitled to find that it was reasonable for a female employee of Indian ethnic origin to be offended by what she perceived to be a stereotypical reference to the possibility of her being "married off in India". This violated her dignity and amounted to unlawful racial harassment.

  • Case of the week: Racial comments

    Date:
    10 March 2009

    This week's case of the week, provided by Jones Day, covers racial comments.

  • Richmond Pharmacology v Dhaliwal

    Date:
    23 February 2009

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a remark by a director to a female manager that she might be "married off in India" constituted harassment within the meaning of s.3A of the Race Relations Act 1976.