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Okonu v G4S Security Services (UK) Ltd

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race discrimination | burden of proof | nationality or colour

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.

Mr Okonu, who is from Nigeria, claimed direct race discrimination.