Gerri Hurst, Sinead Keenan, Carly Mather, Joelle Parkinson and Mark Rose are associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that a "higher education course" under the National Minimum Wage Regulations 1999 (SI 1999/584) relates to courses undertaken only in the UK and therefore disproportionately excludes foreign students and is indirectly discriminatory, but is justified as a proportionate means of preventing abuse of the national minimum wage system, which is a legitimate aim.
Krishna Santra, Linda Quinn and Colin Makin are senior associates and Melissa Powys-Rodrigues and Dominic Speedie are associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.
In this case, an Indian employee alleged that his employer had instructed him to adopt an anglicised alias at work.
This case concerns whether or not a Sikh prison officer should be allowed to wear a ceremonial dagger in the workplace.
Employers that do not deal with grievances properly risk claims of constructive dismissal, as the employer in this case discovered.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to indirect race discrimination.