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|13 Feb 2008||‘Two-tier’ approach to the burden of proof in race claims||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Okonu v G4S Security Services (UK) Ltd the EAT has held that the ‘reverse’ burden of proof in S.54A of the Race Relations Act 1976 (RRA) does not apply to cases of discrimination on grounds of nati...|
|1 Nov 2012||A comprehensive guide to the Equality Act||Susan Belgrave, 9 Gough Square||ELA Briefing||
Writing about the Equality Act has now become a Sisyphean task – no sooner do you think that you have grasped the implications of a particular provision, having pushed your boulder uphill, than you...
|20 May 2009||A Fresh Approach to Running Discrimination Cases||Barry Clarke and Tamsin James, both Directors of byrne dean||Lecture Notes|
|1 Dec 2008||Abbey National and Hopkins v Chagger||Anthony Korn, No 5 Chambers, London||ELA Briefing||
Do Polkey arguments apply to awards of compensation in discrimination cases? This issue was recently considered by the EAT in (i) Abbey National plc and (ii) Hopkins v Chagger.
|1 Apr 2008||Absolute Immunity||Paul Epstein QC, Cloisters Chambers||ELA Briefing||It is increasingly common for claimants to bring victimisation or discrimination claims arising out of steps taken by the other side during the course of existing proceedings.|
|17 Oct 2006||Admissibility of 'without prejudice' settlement discussions||Employment News||The EAT, in Brunel University and anor v Vaseghi and anor, has handed down an interesting judgment dealing with the admissibility in victimisation cases of 'without prejudice' settlement discussions.|
|14 Mar 2008||Advocate General: public statements of a discriminatory recruitment policy amount to direct discrimination||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Centrum voor Gelijkheid van Kansen en voor Racismebestrijding v Firma Feryn NV the Advocate General has given his Opinion that a public statement by an employer that it will not employ 'immigrants'...|
|10 Jul 2009||Advocate General's opinion on setting aside age discriminatory law||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||The Advocate General has given his opinion in the case Kücükdeveci v Swedex Gmbh & Co KG, recommending that the European Court of Justice hold that a German law ignoring periods of employment under th...|
|5 Feb 2010||Agency workers vulnerable to end-user discrimination||News from the IDS Employment Team||Employment News|
|1 Nov 2006||Assessing Health and Safety Risks||Roseanne Russell||ELA Briefing||
Roseanne Russell examines the law in relation to an employer’s duty to assess the risks in the workplace for pregnant employees. She also provides a useful checklist for employers