Racial Discrimination at Work

Racial Discrimination at Work Section 9 of the Equality Act 2010 covers the protected characteristic of Race.  Race for the purpose of the Equality Act includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins.[1] Discrimination on the basis of caste is not yet included in the legislation. Although it is fully expected to be included in the future … Read more

Christian employee wins discrimination claim against Muslim bosses

A Christian employee has been awarded more than £2,550 in compensation after it was found that his Muslim employers discriminated against him because he was white and a Christian. Christopher Turton worked at the National Halal Food Group in Birmingham, and was one of only two white employees at the company. The company supplied supermarkets … Read more

Case Review: Camden Council found guilty of direct race discrimination and creating a “remarkable racial divide”

An employment tribunal found in favour of a race discrimination claim from a long-standing council employee that Camden Town Hall had routinely hired staff based on the colour of their skin. The interesting case of Fraser Valdez has been called “obviously worrying” by the council and promises to review hiring procedures. The discrimination claim was … Read more