In Crompton v Eden Private Staff Ltd, an employment tribunal found that jibes made by employees to a 57-year-old colleague about Alzheimer's and "senior moments" constituted harassment under the Equality Act 2010.
Jo Broadbent, counsel knowledge lawyer at Hogan Lovells, explores the practical impact on employers of discrimination legislation, 10 years on from the introduction of the Equality Act 2010.
Updated to include information on Sullivan v Bury Street Capital Ltd, in which the EAT considered the likelihood of a recurrence of the condition.
Updated to include information on EHRC guidance on pregnancy and maternity during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
In Commissioner of the City of London Police v Geldart, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a failure to pay a London allowance to a police officer on maternity leave constituted direct sex discrimination and no comparator was required.
In Badara v Pulse Healthcare Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employer should not have relied solely on negative Home Office checks when it dismissed the employee for failing to provide right to work documentation.
Updated to include information on Page v NHS Trust Development Authority, in which the Court of Appeal considered the distinction between a person's religious beliefs and the manner in which they express those beliefs.
Updated to include information on Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust v Aslam and another, in which the EAT considered if a colleague's remark related to race.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to direct discrimination.
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