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.
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.
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.
In Chandok and another v Tirkey  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.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that a caste discrimination claim can be pursued under the Equality Act 2010.
The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 prescribes that the Government must add "caste" to the definition of "race" under the Equality Act 2010.
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.
Joe Glavina of Addleshaw Goddard outlines the latest legal rulings and explains what you need to do to avoid tribunals.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to the meaning of race for the purposes of the race discrimination legislation.