In López Ribalda and others v Spain, the European Court of Human Rights held that Spanish shop workers' right to privacy was violated when a supermarket installed hidden cameras without their knowledge to monitor employee thefts.
There is a school of thought that new forms of digital technology have driven a new wave of sexual harassment in the workplace.
Updated to include information on Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey, in which the EAT considered a direct discrimination claim based on perceived disability.
A technology salesman who said he was called a "fat ginger pikey" and "Gimli" by his managers has lost a claim for racial discrimination.
Two former Google employees have accused the company of discriminating against white conservative men in a class action claim.
In Antovic and another v Montenegro, the European Court of Human Rights held that overt camera surveillance in a university's lecture halls violated professors' right to privacy under the European Convention on Human Rights.
Employers should urgently consider equal pay analysis, a lawyer has said, following the departure of the BBC's China editor, who claimed she was paid at least 50% less than her male colleagues.
Iceland has introduced new legislation to make employers show they are not paying women less than men for the same work.
In Mitchell v Marks and Spencer plc, the employment tribunal awarded £1,000 to a disabled shop worker following a delay in providing him with a lift key to allow him to reach the toilets more easily.
In Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a police force's refusal to grant an officer a transfer because of its perception that her hearing problems could develop into a disability amounted to perceived direct discrimination.
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