There is a school of thought that new forms of digital technology have driven a new wave of sexual harassment in the workplace.
A technology salesman who said he was called a "fat ginger pikey" and "Gimli" by his managers has lost a claim for racial discrimination.
Two former Google employees have accused the company of discriminating against white conservative men in a class action claim.
In Antovic and another v Montenegro, the European Court of Human Rights held that overt camera surveillance in a university's lecture halls violated professors' right to privacy under the European Convention on Human Rights.
Employers should urgently consider equal pay analysis, a lawyer has said, following the departure of the BBC's China editor, who claimed she was paid at least 50% less than her male colleagues.
Iceland has introduced new legislation to make employers show they are not paying women less than men for the same work.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that it can be considered direct disability discrimination to reject a job application based on whether an existing condition could become a disability in future.
In Mitchell v Marks and Spencer plc, the employment tribunal awarded £1,000 to a disabled shop worker following a delay in providing him with a lift key to allow him to reach the toilets more easily.
In Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a police force's refusal to grant an officer a transfer because of its perception that her hearing problems could develop into a disability amounted to perceived direct discrimination.
Brexit may mean a degree of uncertainty in employment law, but what is the direction of travel in 2018? Beverley Sunderland considers the key issues likely to arise.
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