Officer wins turban row tribunal – BBC News

Posted October 2nd, 2009 in harassment, news, police, race discrimination, religious discrimination, Sikhism by sally

“A Sikh police officer who was told to remove his turban during riot training has won his discrimination case against Greater Manchester Police.”

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BBC News, 1st October 2009

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Sikh police officer ‘left humiliated for refusing to remove turban during training’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 18th, 2009 in news, police, race discrimination, religious discrimination, Sikhism by sally

“A Sikh police officer was ‘humiliated’ by his Greater Manchester Police colleagues after refusing to remove his turban for training and undergoing practices that would breach his faith, an employment tribunal heard.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th September 2009

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Muslim SAS soldier sues MoD for racial discrimination – Sunday Telegraph

Posted September 7th, 2009 in armed forces, bullying, news, race discrimination by sally

“A Muslim soldier is suing the Ministry of Defence over claims he was bullied and suffered racial discrimination whilst on active service with an SAS unit in Afghanistan.”

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Sunday Telegraph, 6th September 2009

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British National Party forced to admit non-whites – The Times

Posted September 4th, 2009 in news, political parties, race discrimination by sally

“The British National Party is poised to give up its whites-only membership policy after a legal challenge accusing it of racial discrimination.”

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The Times, 4th September 2009

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BNP face legal action over membership rules – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 24th, 2009 in news, political parties, race discrimination by sally

“The Equality and Human Rights Commission are taking legal action against the British National Party over concerns about its admissions policy.”

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Daily Telegraph, 24th August 2009

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Jewish school wins right to appeal against ruling its entry policy was racist – The Guardian

Posted August 4th, 2009 in appeals, Judaism, news, race discrimination, school admissions by sally

“Europe’s largest Jewish school succeeded today in winning leave to appeal against a court judgment that said its entry policy was racist.”

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The Guardian, 3rd August 2009

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Race complaints by Sikh police officer upheld by tribunal – The Independent

“A Sikh police officer suffered racist and religious discrimination during training, an employment tribunal found.”

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The Independent, 27th July 2009

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Sacked officer loses race claim – BBC News

Posted July 13th, 2009 in news, police, race discrimination, unfair dismissal by sally

“A claim of racial discrimination and unfair dismissal by a police community support officer has been thrown out at an employment tribunal.”

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BBC News, 10th July 2009

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Regina (E) v Governing Body of JFS and Others; Regina (E) v Schools Adjudicator and Others – Times Law Reports

Posted July 8th, 2009 in Judaism, law reports, race discrimination, school admissions by sally

Regina (E) v Governing Body of JFS and Others; Regina (E) v Schools Adjudicator and Others

Court of Appeal

“A Jewish school which restricted its intake to Jews, as defined by the Office of the Chief Rabbi, while making no requirement of practice or faith, discriminated racially against applicants who were not Jewish by descent or orthodox conversion.”

The Times, 8th July 2009

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BNP ‘could face court injunction’ – BBC News

Posted June 23rd, 2009 in news, political parties, race discrimination by sally

“The British National Party could face legal action over its membership policies, the Equality and Human Rights Commission has said.”

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BBC News, 23rd June 2009

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Rank Nemo (DMS) Ltd and Others v Coutinho – Times Law Reports

Rank Nemo (DMS) Ltd and Others v Coutinho

Court of Appeal

“An employment tribunal had no jurisdiction to enforce a discrimination compensation award it made to an employee; however, if the employee had entered a county court judgment on the award and the employer still failed to pay the money, then the employment tribunal could link the failure to post-employment discrimination and victimisation in order to assume jurisdiction to enforce the judgment.”

The Times, 8th June 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Rank Nemo (DMS) Ltd and others v Coutinho – WLR Daily

Rank Nemo (DMS) Ltd and others v Coutinho [2009] EWCA Civ 454; [2009] WLR (D) 163

“The failure of an employer to pay compensation awarded to an employee for race discrimination, even after such compensation award had been converted into a county court judgment, could amount to victimisation of the employee after termination of his employment, for the purposes of a claim under s 4(2) of the Race Relations Act 1976.”

WLR Daily, 21st May 2009

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.

Navy officer loses racism claim – BBC News

Posted May 8th, 2009 in armed forces, news, race discrimination by sally

“A black Royal Navy officer has lost his claim for racial discrimination

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BBC News, 7th May 2009

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Courts are racist, says black magistrate – The Times

Posted April 9th, 2009 in magistrates, news, race discrimination by sally

“A black magistrate claimed yesterday that a culture of courtroom racism routinely saw innocent ethnic minority defendants found guilty before being handed the harshest possible jail sentence.”

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The Times, 9th April 2009

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Work-permit policy for trainees ‘discrimination’, appeal tribunal rules – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted February 20th, 2009 in law firms, news, race discrimination by sally

“Law firms that refuse to consider training contract applications from students who would need a work permit are having to review the policy following a ruling last week. The Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld a finding of indirect race discrimination on the grounds of nationality against top-30 firm Osborne Clarke.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 19th February 2009

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Met discrimination inquiry begins – BBC News

Posted February 18th, 2009 in news, police, race discrimination by sally

“An inquiry into discrimination in the UK’s biggest police force is to begin.”

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BBC News, 18th February 2009

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Asian detective loses appeal over Met race battle – The Independent

Posted February 17th, 2009 in news, police, race discrimination, victimisation by sally

“An Asian detective locked in a race battle with Scotland Yard has lost his appeal against a decision clearing his employer of victimisation.”

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The Independent, 17th February 2009

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Black staff sacked by Refugee Council win discrimination case – The Independent

Posted January 20th, 2009 in compensation, news, race discrimination by sally

“The British Refugee Council has been ordered to pay one of its former employees £30,000 in compensation after a tribunal ruled that it was guilty of racial discrimination when it sacked the only two black people working at an immigration centre.”

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The Independent, 20th January 2009

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Police equality chief drops discrimination claim – The Independent

Posted January 15th, 2009 in news, police, race discrimination, sex discrimination by sally

“A Muslim woman responsible for promoting racial and religious diversity within the UK’s largest police force has withdrawn a claim of discrimination.”

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The Independent, 14th January 2009

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HBOS is institutionally sexist, Muslim woman claims in £16m harassment case – The Guardian

Posted January 8th, 2009 in harassment, race discrimination, sex discrimination by sally

“Bosses at one of Britain’s biggest banks reigned over an ‘institutionally sexist environment’, according to a Muslim woman suing the firm and two senior managers for £16.7m for sexual, religious and racial harassment.”

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The Guardian, 7th January 2009

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