Updated to include a reference to the Government's consultation on caste discrimination and information on the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017, in force from 31 March 2017.
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.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to race discrimination (genuine occupational requirements).