Caste discrimination

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

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

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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