Content on discrimination claims under equality legislation in the UK and related policy.
In a welcome judgment, the Court of Appeal has upheld the unfair dismissal claim of a domestic worker subjected to ‘shockingly’ bad treatment over a 4-year period.
Home Office discriminated against mentally ill detainee in breach of duty to make reasonable adjustments
This Court of Appeal case shows that thinking outside the box and utilising discrimination legislation can help to address gaps in government policy and procedure.
Separate, but (un)equal? How gender-based segregation in co-ed faith schools unlawfully discriminates
The Court of Appeal has found that separating male and female pupils in a co-ed faith school directly discriminates against each child under equalities law. This case could have far-reaching implications for educators and employers.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has concluded that Claimants do not need to prove the primary facts of their claims for discrimination. Once a valid complaint is presented, it is for the employer to disprove it.
There’s much to celebrate about CBeebies’ enthusiastic army of technicolour-clad entertainers and their animated friends. The channel champions visibly disabled people on television. We must learn from its example.
According to the disability discrimination case of Madani Schools Federation v Mr Uddin UKEAT/0194/16/BA, separate consideration should be given to each allegation of unfavourable treatment and the reason/s for it.