Meaning of race

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  • Race discrimination

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on Kratzer v R+V Allgemeine Versicherung, in which the ECJ held that a person who applies for a job with the sole purpose of making an application for compensation for discrimination is not covered by EU discrimination law.

  • Race discrimination: immigration status does not equate to nationality under Equality Act 2010

    Date:
    22 June 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Supreme Court has held that the mistreatment of two migrant workers on the basis of their immigration status did not amount to race discrimination.

  • Caste discrimination claimant awarded £183,774 in unpaid wages

    Date:
    24 September 2015
    Type:
    Law reports

    A claimant who brought a groundbreaking caste discrimination case has been awarded £183,774 for unlawful deductions from wages, with further compensation to come for race discrimination.

  • Race discrimination: Caste discrimination is capable of falling within the meaning of race discrimination

    Date:
    1 March 2015
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Chandok and another v Tirkey [2015] IRLR 195 EAT, the EAT held that discrimination on the ground of caste is capable of falling within the meaning of race discrimination in s.9(1) of the Equality Act 2010.

  • Race discrimination: caste claim possible under Equality Act 2010

    Date:
    21 January 2015
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that a caste discrimination claim can be pursued under the Equality Act 2010.

  • Consultation on caste discrimination

    Date:
    13 August 2013
    Type:
    Consultations

    The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 prescribes that the Government must add "caste" to the definition of "race" under the Equality Act 2010.

  • Date:
    12 August 2013
    Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 prescribes that the Government must add "caste" to the definition of "race" under the Equality Act 2010.

  • Race discrimination: Burden of proof

    Date:
    28 April 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Okonu v G4S Security Services (UK) Ltd EAT/0035/07, the EAT held that the shifting burden of proof provisions in s.54A of the Race Relations Act 1976 are restricted to claims based on race or ethnic or national origin, and do not apply to claims based on colour or nationality.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 July 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    Joe Glavina of Addleshaw Goddard outlines the latest legal rulings and explains what you need to do to avoid tribunals.

  • Rastafarians not racial group

    Date:
    1 May 1993
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Dawkins v Department of the Environment (29 January 1993) EOR49C, the Court of Appeal holds that Rastafarians are not a group defined by reference to "ethnic origins" and therefore not a "racial group" within the meaning of s.3(1) of the Race Relations Act 1976.

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