Archive for the 'race discrimination' Category

British Airways plc v Mak and others – WLR Daily

British Airways plc v Mak and others [2011] EWCA Civ 184; [2011] WLR (D) 63

“The employment tribunal had jurisdiction to entertain claims for race and age discrimination brought against a British airline by employees based in Hong Kong, who worked for the airline on flights between Hong Kong and London among other destinations, since they did work partly in Great Britain and their employment was therefore to be regarded as being at an establishment in Great Britain.”

WLR Daily, 25th February 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

IT student loses compensation bid after getting a 2:2 degree – Daily Telegraph

“An IT student who says he can’t get a job because he got a second class degree has had his bid for £5m damages from the university he claims let him down thrown out by a High Court judge.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 16th February 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

BNP leader Nick Griffin wins court contempt battle – BBC News

“BNP leader Nick Griffin has fought off a bid to have him declared guilty of contempt of court.”

Full story

BBC News, 17th December 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Stop and search plans are ‘discriminatory’, watchdog warns – The Guardian

“Government plans allowing police to stop people on the grounds of skin colour are discriminatory and amount to racial profiling, the official equalities body has warned ministers.”

Full story

The Guardian, 15th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

BNP in high court showdown over ‘racist’ party constitution – The Guardian

“The British National party faces having some or all of its assets seized in the high court today as part of a showdown with the equality and human rights watchdog.”

Full story

The Guardian, 8th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Maid loses compensation claim over ‘malicious lies’ – The Independent

“A maid who accused her wealthy employers of treating her like a slave lost her compensation claim after being found to have told ‘malicious lies.’ ”

Full story

The Independent, 5th November 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Border Agency may be discriminating against Pakistanis, says inspector – The Guardian

“The UK Border Agency has been warned it may be discriminating unlawfully against Pakistanis applying for British visas and in favour of applicants from Abu Dhabi, Bahrain and Dubai.”

Full story

The Guardian, 4th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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