Samuels v Capitol Security Services Ltd [1994] IT/62095/94

Reports relating to this case:

  • Dismissal because of hairstyle unlawful

    Date:
    1 March 1997

    The dismissal of a security guard of Afro-Caribbean descent because of his hairstyle, a style "peculiar to black people", was unlawful discrimination, rules a Stratford industrial tribunal (Chair: J Scannell) in Samuels v Capitol Security Services Ltd.