The Supreme Court has held that claimants are not required in indirect discrimination claims to explain why the provision, criterion or practice (PCP) puts, or would put, the affected group at a particular disadvantage.
A table listing the race discrimination awards made by employment tribunals in 2015/16.
In Onu v Akwiwu and another; Taiwo v Olaigbe and another  IRLR 719 SC, the Supreme Court held that migrant domestic workers who were mistreated by their employers, the opportunity for which was afforded by their immigration status, were not subject to direct discrimination on grounds of their nationality. While immigration status is a function of nationality, nationality of itself was not the reason for the treatment.
In Essop and others v Home Office (UK Border Agency)  IRLR 724 CA, the Court of Appeal held that a claimant in an indirect discrimination case must establish the nature of the group disadvantage created by the provision, criterion or practice, as well as the way in which he or she has suffered that disadvantage as an individual.
The Supreme Court has held that the mistreatment of two migrant workers on the basis of their immigration status did not amount to race discrimination.
David Malamatenios is a partner in the employment department at Colman Coyle Solicitors. He rounds up the latest rulings.
Amanda Steadman is a professional support lawyer, Iain Naylor, Lucy Sorell and Rachael Wake are associates, and Jessica-Alice Curtis is a trainee solicitor at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
Jessica Alice-Curtis is a trainee solicitor, Lucy Melville is a paralegal and Nigel Cousin, David Rintoul and Rachael Wake are associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
David Malamatenios is a partner and Sandra Martins, Krishna Santra and Colin Makin are senior associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.
A claimant who brought a groundbreaking caste discrimination case has been awarded £183,774 for unlawful deductions from wages, with further compensation to come for race discrimination.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to race discrimination.