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All items: Race discrimination

  • Michelle Obama "ape" comment: how employers can deal with racist language

    Date:
    7 December 2016

    We run through what employers need to bear in mind when dealing with an employee who uses racist language in the workplace.

  • Ten important employment law cases in 2016

    Date:
    1 December 2016

    What were the most significant employment case law decisions in 2016? Stephen Simpson counts down the 10 most important judgments for employers this year.

  • Racial harassment in the workplace: five key cases

    Date:
    26 September 2016

    Ex-England and Spurs footballer Paul Gascoigne has pleaded guilty to racially aggravated abuse over a "joke" he made to a black security guard. The court fined Gascoigne and ordered him to pay £1,000 in compensation. Fiona Cuming rounds up five employment law cases involving racism in the workplace.

  • Discrimination risks: requirement to speak English at work and dress codes

    Date:
    1 September 2016

    The requirement to speak English at work and dress codes at work are policy areas where employers should tread carefully to avoid discrimination. Deborah Bulman, a senior associate from Burges Salmon LLP, considers recent legal controversies and gives tips on drafting employment policies.

  • Brexit: four example bullying and harassment scenarios

    Date:
    11 July 2016

    Employers need to ensure that their employees do not become victims of bullying and harassment as a result of the Brexit vote. We present four examples of scenarios that might lead to claims against employers.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to race discrimination.