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Indirect discrimination: no requirement for reason for disadvantage to relate to protected characteristic

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    Naeem v Secretary of State for Justice [2017] IRLR 558 SC (0 other reports)

Naeem v Secretary of State for Justice [2017] IRLR 558 SC

indirect discrimination | disadvantage | justification

The Supreme Court has held that an incremental pay structure that put Muslim chaplains in the prison service at a disadvantage compared with their Christian colleagues was indirectly discriminatory, but was justified.