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Genuine occupational requirements

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  • Race discrimination

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on Peninsula Business Service Ltd v Baker, in which the EAT considered the employer's liability for victimisation by an agent surveillance company it had appointed.

  • GOQ test does not require evaluation of duty's importance

    Date:
    1 May 1991
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Tottenham Green Under Five's Centre v Marshall No. 2 (9 November 1990) EOR37B, the EAT holds that it is not open to an industrial tribunal to disregard a duty in determining whether a genuine occupational qualification exception applies, unless the matter is de minimis or is a sham duty.

  • Personal services GOQ requires direct contact

    Date:
    1 July 1990
    Type:
    Law reports

    In London Borough of Lambeth v Commission for Racial Equality (17 May 1990)EOR32C, the Court of Appeal confirms that the genuine occupational qualification exception to the Race Relations Act relating to the provision of "personal services" promoting welfare should be restricted to jobs involving direct contact between the giver and the recipient.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to race discrimination (genuine occupational requirements).