In Oyarce v Cheshire County Council  EWCA Civ 434, the Court of Appeal held that the reverse burden of proof does not apply to race victimisation claims.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee who was dismissed when he brought tribunal proceedings in order to harass his employer, rather than to receive compensation, was not protected by the victimisation provisions of the Race Relations Act 1976.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the act of making a written record can not in itself amount to a detriment under race discrimination legislation.
This week's case of the week, provided by Addleshaw Goddard, covers victimisation.
The Court of Appeal has agreed with the Employment Appeal Tribunal that the reverse burden of proof does not apply in race victimisation cases.
In British Medical Association v Chaudhary  EWCA Civ 788 CA, the Court of Appeal has overturned a decision awarding £814,877 to a surgeon who claimed that the British Medical Association (BMA) had discriminated against him by failing to support his race discrimination claims against regulatory medical bodies.
In Oyarce v Cheshire County Council EAT/0557/06, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the reverse burden of proof does not apply in race victimisation cases.
This week's case of the week, provided by Addleshaw Goddard, covers 'without prejudice' communications.
Tina McKevitt, lecturer in employment law at University of Sheffield, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on discrimination.
In Brunel University and another v Vaseghi and another EAT/0307/06, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the need to get to the truth in discrimination cases can override the rule that prevents settlement discussions between parties' representatives from being admissible as evidence.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to race-related victimisation.