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Jun
21
2017

Gender pay gap starts early

A new study looking at 23 subjects studied at university has suggested that the gender pay gap can start as early as the first year after graduating...

Jun
16
2017

Failure to pay enhanced shared parental leave was direct sex discrimination

In Ali v Capita Customer Management Ltd, a father succeeded in his claim for direct sex discrimination when he was told that shared parental pay only entitled him to 2..

Apr
19
2017

Dozens of UK Landlords fined after roll-out of Right to Rent Scheme

Right to rent checks - Landlords or their agents must by law check that their tenants have the right to rent in the UK, failure to carry out these checks..

Apr
13
2017

Supreme Court Judgments on Indirect Discrimination

The Supreme Court has given two important Judgments on indirect discrimination. The Supreme Court held that, for such a claim to succeed:..

Mar
31
2017

Disciplinary Process Sunk By Failure to Make Reasonable Adjustment

A discriminatory disciplinary process led to an employee who worked at a Subway sandwich store being awarded £15,484 by an Employment Tribunal...

Mar
22
2017

The Continued Risk of Racism in the Workplace

With emotions running high on both sides, an increase in racial abuse and hate crime has been reported since the UK voted to leave the EU. ..

Mar
17
2017

Dress codes in the workplace and religious discrimination

We wrote last year about two cases concerning individual female Muslim employees who wished to wear a headscarf at work. In each case, this was not permitted by the employer..

Mar
09
2017

Redundancy results in unfair dismissal, sex discrimination AND part time worker detriment

In Fidessa Plc v Lancaster, the claimant, on return from maternity leave, agreed to work 9am-5pm four days a week. ..

Mar
09
2017

Assertion of disability is not by itself enough to claim harassment under the Equality Act

In Peninsula Business Services Limited v Baker, the Claimant worked as a legal advisor. The Claimant told his manager that he thought he may have dyslexia. ..

Feb
07
2017

In good faith? Refusal of holiday for employee wanting to attend religious festivals was not discrimination

It is accepted that attendance at religious festivals can constitute a manifestation of religious belief giving rise to indirect discrimination claims, however, the EAT in Gareddu v London Underground Ltd..



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