The Government has decided that caste should not be a protected characteristic in its own right.     The decision follows a public consultation seeking views on how to ensure that there is appropriate and proportional legal protection against unlawful…

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The Government’s Equalities Office has published guidance on dress codes and sex discrimination for employers, employees and job applicants  .

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that failure to pay a male employee enhanced Shared Parental Pay was not sex discrimination.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the transitional provisions for changes to the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme were objectively justified and therefore not discriminatory on grounds of age, race or sex.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has overturned a tribunal’s decision to strike out a complaint of direct marriage discrimination following a dismissal.

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The Court of Appeal has restored the burden of proof test in discrimination cases meaning that claimants will bear the initial burden.

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The Court of Appeal has held that a faith school’s segregation policy under which they separated boys and girls when they reached a certain age amounted to direct sex discrimination.

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