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Race discrimination

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  • Race discrimination

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on the government consultation on ethnicity pay reporting by employers.

  • Consultation on ethnicity pay reporting

    Type:
    Consultations

    The Government consults on the possibility of introducing mandatory ethnicity pay reporting for large employers.

  • Race discrimination awards 2017/18

    Type:
    Quick reference

    A table listing the race discrimination awards made by employment tribunals in 2017/18.

  • Date:
    4 September 2018
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    The Government recently issued its response to a consultation on whether caste should be considered a protected characteristic for employment law purposes. Charlotte Allery looks at the implications for employers.

  • Victimisation: Focus of test for bad faith is honesty, not motivation

    Date:
    30 August 2018
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Saad v Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the primary question, when deciding if an employee acted in bad faith, is whether or not the employee acted honestly in making the discrimination allegation, not the employee's ulterior purpose.

  • Consultation on caste discrimination

    Type:
    Consultations

    Updated to include a reference to the Government's response to the consultation.

  • Uber's head of HR Liane Hornsey resigns after discrimination probe

    Date:
    11 July 2018
    Type:
    News

    Uber's chief people officer has resigned following an investigation into how she handled allegations of racial discrimination at the firm.

  • Netflix to educate staff after dismissing employee who used 'N-word'

    Date:
    25 June 2018
    Type:
    News

    Netflix has said it will educate its staff about the ways that race, nationality and gender identity affect its organisation after it dismissed its head of communications for twice using the 'N-word' during meetings.

  • Discrimination in recruitment and selection

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    The law on discrimination in recruitment and selection, including the impact of the Equality Act 2010 on recruitment, direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, the duty to make reasonable adjustments, positive action, occupational requirements, monitoring and keeping records.

  • EAT confirms importance of "context" in harassment cases

    Date:
    17 May 2018
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Bakkali v Greater Manchester Buses (South) Ltd t/a Stage Coach Manchester, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that asking a Muslim employee whether or not he supported IS did not amount to harassment because, given the context, the offending comment was not "related to" his religious belief or race.