Two female City bankers are suing a leading investment bank for £3m after they claimed they were forced to resign by sexist bosses.
Maureen Murphy, who is half-German and half-American, claimed one woman trader had her breasts referred to as "honke More...03 November 2009 15:42
Refugees living in Wales are more highly qualified than people born there, according to a university study.
A report by the Centre for Migration Policy Research at Swansea University found that at least a quarter of refugees living in Wales had gain More...02 November 2009 09:12
The equality watchdog is conducting an internal investigation into allegations that a director requested names of ethnic minority staff that could be asked to join the British National Party (BNP).
A source told Personnel Today th More...30 October 2009 08:57
A director at Boris Johnson's London Development Agency (LDA) has been sacked for using the word n***** during a meeting.
Nick Hoare, an interim director at the LDA, was fired on Tuesday (27 October) within hours of allegedly using the word during a More...29 October 2009 15:59
A black detective has launched a race claim against the Metropolitan Police, claiming that his superior constantly humiliated and undervalued him. Detective sergeant Gareth Reid has accsed the Met of race discrimination and victimisation, claiming t More...27 October 2009 08:58
The government has launched a national mentoring programme designed to boost the numbers of black, Asian and minority ethnic women working as local councillors. Launched by the Government Equalities Office, the mentoring programme is the first of its More...26 October 2009 08:40
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has recently lost an appeal against a tribunal ruling that it discriminated against a single mother soldier on grounds of both sex and race. Tilern DeBique, a Foreign and Commonwealth soldier from St Vincent and the Gren More...22 October 2009 13:33
New sanctions on employers could be on the cards after the government published research that revealed widespread racial discrimination in recruitment procedures.
Employment minister Jim Knight hinted that tough new measures could be introduced fol More...19 October 2009 16:44
A barrister who claims she was the victim of racism is suing her chambers for £33m. Indian-born Dr Aisha Bijlani claims she was ignored for top court cases because of a culture of racism at Four New Square, the prestigious legal chambers in London's More...16 October 2009 11:13
Employers should not be complacent about the number of claims accepted by employment tribunals falling by a fifth, according to law experts. Figures published by the Tribunals Service this week revealed that 151,000 claims had been accepted in 200 More...02 October 2009 10:01
Figures out today show that individual employment tribunal claims have increased since last year.
XpertHR has a wealth of information and guidance for employers and HR on how to handle tribunal claims.
Here are seven key steps to get you start More...30 September 2009 10:34
A Sikh police officer is claiming £200,000 in a row about being asked to wear his turban over a helmet, which made him feel "like a character out of Only Fools and Horses". PC Gurmeal Singh, 31, of Greater Manchester Police, says he objecte More...17 September 2009 09:26
A Muslim soldier attached to the SAS was branded a "terrorist" and "Paki" by comrades on a tour of duty in Afghanistan, an employment tribunal heard.
The London Evening Standard reported that the RAF medical officer, born in Britain and More...11 September 2009 11:37
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Miss Bashair Ahmed, who is of northern Sudanese ethnic origin, was employed as a campaigner on issues relating to Sudan by Amnesty International. In 2007 she was considered for promotion to the position of re More...08 September 2009 17:30
A paramedic who allegedly joked that Christmas was to be replaced by "lesbian single-mother Muslim day" is facing a misconduct hearing, the Telegraph has reported.
Karl Touhey, 40, made offensive comments about Muslims, obese people, h More...02 September 2009 09:36
Human rights watchdog Amnesty International committed racial discrimination against an employee whom it did not promote in case it put her at risk.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) recently upheld a decision by the employment tribunal that Amne More...28 August 2009 16:00
An accountant allegedly nicknamed "Bin" by work colleagues, after Osama Bin Laden, is facing a £100,000 legal bill after losing a race claim, the Telegraph has reported .
Vijyante Bashir claimed to have found the nickname on a whiteboard out More...21 August 2009 09:09
Ethnic minorities make up just 3.3% of the construction industry workforce, compared to the national average of 7.9%, according to a report published today by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) . The report also identified that 'rac More...31 July 2009 15:11
A Sikh police officer has won her race and religious discrimination case against the Metropolitan police. Amandeep Kaur Grewal is to receive a five-figure compensation payment after a tribunal ruled she suffered racist and religious humiliation whi More...27 July 2009 13:59
Metropolitan Police Authority chief executive Catherine Crawford is under investigation following claims that she discriminated against black officers and failed to properly carry out her duties. An independent investigation is being carried out by t More...23 July 2009 09:51