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|1 Jul 2007||Discrimination Payouts and ill Health||Maya Cronly–Dillon, Lovells||ELA Briefing||Discrimination awards have featured prominently in the headlines over the past two years. The record award for race discrimination was made last year to Mr Chaudhary, an Indian-born doctor who was awa...|
|25 Jul 2007||Security vetting outcome - disclosure in discrimination cases||Employment News||In Barracks v Coles and anor, the Court of Appeal has clarified the correct approach for tribunals to take when a party refuses to disclose relevant information in a case due to a conflicting legal ob...|
|1 Sep 2007||In Brief - Proof and Victimisation||Clive Howard, Russell Jones & Walker||ELA Briefing||The EAT in Oyarce v Cheshire County Council (UKEAT/2007/0557) stated that the reversed burden of proof will not apply in race victimisation claims.|
|4 Sep 2007||Response to Consultation: Discrimination Law Review: A Framework for Fairness: Proposals for a Single Equality Bill for Great Britain||Consultations||
This consultation sought views on the Government’s proposals for simplifying, modernising and making more effective the framework of discrimination. The Government’s stated aim is to produce a Sing...
|1 Nov 2007||Employers’ Liability for Third Party Harassment||Tariq Sadiq, No5 Chambers||ELA Briefing||In Gravell v London Borough of Bexley, the EAT considered whether an employer could be liable for racial harassment by a third party under the freestanding statutory tort of racial harassment...|
|14 Nov 2007||Overview of German Employment Law||Matthew Devey, Linklaters (Frankfurt)||Lecture Notes|
|1 Dec 2007||In Brief - Appropriate Pools||Peter Schofield, director, employment & legal affairs, EEF||ELA Briefing||The Court of Appeal in Grundy v British Airways plc  EWCA Civ 1020 has held that, in looking at whether a difference in pay is the result of indirect discrimination, there is no rule of law on t...|
|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 Mar 2008||Discrimination by Association: What Lies Ahead?||Caroline Dunne, Paul Hastings, Janofsky & Walker (Europe) LLP||ELA Briefing||The Equal Treatment Framework Directive (2000/78/EC) and Racial Equality Directive (2000/43/EC) provide a framework for equal treatment in employment, covering race, disability, age, sexual orientatio...|
|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'...|