A BBC presenter who was cut from a rural affairs programme along with other women in their forties and fifties is to sue the BBC for age discrimination.
Miriam O’Reilly and three other women were told in November 2008 that they were being removed More...02 February 2010 09:54
The number of "breadwinning wives" is on the rise, with 2.7 million women now earning more than their husbands or boyfriends.
New analysis of official figures shows that there has been a fivefold increase in the number of women who earn more than th More...01 February 2010 10:41
A saleswoman who claims that her former boss sexually harassed her has told an employment tribunal she was discriminated against after filing a complaint.
Victoria Steele made the claims at an employment tribunal she brought against Kings Armoured More...26 January 2010 11:05
Law firm Allen & Overy is set to allow partners to work part-time, the biggest attempt yet by a City law firm to address the gender imbalance among senior roles in the legal profession.
The new scheme will be available to all partners globally More...22 January 2010 09:19
Dansie v The Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis
This case considered whether enforcement of a gender-specific element of a dress code amounted to discrimination. A Dansie, a male police officer in training, reported to training a More...19 January 2010 13:23
Sahota v The Home Office and Pipkin FACTS Immigration officer Parminder Sahota was experiencing difficulties becoming pregnant and had begun a course of IVF treatment which had been unsuccessful on two occasions. Sahota issued a complaint of se More...11 January 2010 10:37
A male academic has been awarded £18,000 after winning a sex discrimination case against the University of Surrey.
An employment tribunal said the university had rejected psychologist David Gilbert for a lecturing job because he had brought a sex di More...10 December 2009 09:29
A number of British Airways female cabin crew have claimed that their employer's policy of forcing retirement upon Hong Kong-based employees at age 45 is discriminatory on grounds of both age and race. They have asked a London employment appeal tribu More...27 November 2009 10:15
Bristol television presenter Lisa Azizis pursuing a claim of racial discrimination against her employer, ITV.
The West Country Tonight co-presenter is taking ITV to an employment tribunal over claims of race and age and sex discrimination.
In p More...23 November 2009 09:00
A City executive who is claiming £4m compensation for sex discrimination and constructive unfair dismissal was told her bonus was withheld because the company was undergoing a tax investigation, a tribunal heard. Jordan Wimmer, 29, is suing her for More...20 November 2009 09:37
The TUC has called on employers to prevent discrimination against transgender people at work.
Speaking on Trans Memorial Day today (Friday), general secretary Brendan Barber urged employers to ensure their working environments are safe for trans peo More...20 November 2009 09:12
A former employee is bringing legal proceedings against an investment firm owner for alleged sex discrimination, unfair dismissal and disability discrimination.
Jordan Wimmer is claiming £4m compensation from Mark Lowe, of City firm Nomos Capital, w More...10 November 2009 09:52
The government should not use a single statistic to try to explain the complex gender pay gap, an official report has said. The Presenting gender pay statistics report by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) said the government should use thre More...05 November 2009 09:58
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
A lesbian police officer is suing the British Transport Police for sexual discrimination, claiming she was banned from working on the same shift as her girlfriend. Sergeant Jasmine Stewart claims she was picked on by colleagues, and that bosses at As More...29 October 2009 09:40
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
The Royal Bank of Scotland has shaken up its diversity strategy in a bid to attract more women into top posts. In evidence presented to the Treasury Select Committee's 'Women in the City' inquiry, the bank revealed that women account for 57% of it More...20 October 2009 08:00
Senior male managers at computer firm Dell have been mentored by their female colleagues in a bid to encourage diversity at the top of the business.
The female middle managers have been acting as mentors for the most senior men in the company, to he More...12 October 2009 08:32
A sex discrimination case against the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has been dismissed as "not well-founded", a tribunal has ruled.
In July this year, employee Brid Johal accused the EHRC of gender discrimination after she claimed sh More...09 October 2009 16:16
Key points TUPE preserves the right to bring an equal pay claim after the transfer. Claims arising from the employment up to the date of the transfer must be brought within six months of the transfer. Transferees' overall exposure to equal pay c More...07 October 2009 15:39