Discrimination

Lemon juice and denial

The profession would do better on diversity issues if it wasn’t in denial, as Robert Hunter explains

26 May 2020

Disabled lawyers bullied and disadvantaged

The legal profession has a long way to go to address poor behaviour, said a report that revealed many disabled lawyers experience bullying, pain and fatigue in the workplace. 

24 Jan 2020

Vegan’s belief system protected under equality law

Ethical veganism satisfies the legal tests required to amount to a philosophical belief for the purposes of equality law, an employment judge has determined.

06 Jan 2020

Solicitor wins unfair dismissal and indirect sex discrimination claims

Tribunal finds ‘serious and fundamental shortcomings’ in Switalskis’ disciplinar

19 Jun 2017

GLS v Brookes: Discriminatory recruitment practices

The case of a law student who brought a claim against the Government Legal Service shows the diverse ways in which disability discrimination can arise, writes Ann

14 Jun 2017

Religious dress in the workplace: Achbita and Bougnaoui reconsidered

It is hard to reconcile the CJEU’s recent decisions on religious dress in the workplace with a genuine commitment to preventing discrimination, writes Paul Stanle

22 May 2017

Can employers ban religious dress in work?

What does the CJEU judgment on religious dress in work really mean, asks Lindse

04 Apr 2017

Employers may impose ‘neutral’ dress code if applied equally

Workplace ban on religious symbols could be indirect discrimination if not legitimatel

14 Mar 2017

East Anglian legal advice centres ‘not giving up’ on access to justice

Reliance on volunteers is ‘fanciful’ and stakeholder funding remains vital followin

23 Feb 2017