A technology salesman who said he was called a "fat ginger pikey" and "Gimli" by his managers has lost a claim for racial discrimination.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the employer subjected the claimant to direct race discrimination. The employer withdrew its offer to the claimant of a posting abroad because of a psychological assessment that warned the claimant could suffer stress as a result of racial discrimination.
The CIPD recently revealed that a third of black employees thought discrimination was getting in the way of their career progress. But where can organisations begin to address this? Managers and role models are a good start, finds Virginia Matthews.
Almost a third of black employees believe their careers have been hampered by discrimination, according to new research from the CIPD.
The Court of Appeal has held that the rules on the burden of proof in discrimination claims under the Equality Act 2010 do not differ from the rules under the previous discrimination legislation, and that the initial burden remains on the claimant.
The Supreme Court has considered whether or not an employment tribunal has jurisdiction to hear a complaint by a doctor against the General Medical Council for discrimination.
A table listing the race discrimination awards made by employment tribunals in 2016/17.
Eight out of 10 (82%) ethnic minority leaders do not trust the organisations they work for, believing there is institutional prejudice against minorities in the UK workforce.
Updated to include information on Michalak v General Medical Council and others, in which the Supreme Court held that the employment tribunal had jurisdiction to hear a discrimination claim against the General Medical Council.
The Government consults on caste discrimination.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to race discrimination.