Caste discrimination

‘White privilege’: using HR’s influence to tackle racism and bias

For white HR professionals to become true anti-racist allies, they need to get better at sitting with discomfort when examining...

Black Lives Matter: Employers urged to take a stand against racism

3 Jun 2020

HR professionals are being advised to “check in” with their employees and do their best to accommodate annual leave requests...

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Secretary who resigned because of discrimination was constructively dismissed

18 Feb 2020

A secretary who resigned because she was asked to be complicit in discriminatory recruitment practices was constructively and unfairly dismissed,...

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‘Caste’ not a protected characteristic: implications for employers

3 Sep 2018

The government recently issued its response to a consultation on whether...

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From workers’ rights to dress codes: What does 2018 have in store?

28 Dec 2017

Brexit may mean a degree of uncertainty in employment law, but what is the direction of travel in 2018? Beverley...

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Consultation opens on caste discrimination

29 Mar 2017

The Government Equalities Office has published a public consultation on caste discrimination, following a 2013 legislative option to add “caste”...

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Caste discrimination: servant awarded £184,000 for unpaid wages

23 Sep 2015

An employment tribunal has awarded a domestic servant who brought one of the UK’s first claims for caste discrimination £184,000...

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