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Holiday bar discriminated against Asians

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    Azam and others v JH Walker Ltd [1994] IT/41161/92 (0 other reports)

Muslim Asian workers who were disciplined for taking time off to celebrate a religious festival in breach of a holiday embargo were unlawfully discriminated against on grounds of race, rules a Leeds industrial tribunal (Chair: J A Pickard) in Azam and others v JH Walker Ltd. Compensation of £1,000 was awarded to each of the complainants and a recommendation that the holiday rules be amended was made.