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Joseph Neville recently appeared in the Employment Appeal Tribunal on behalf of a Claimant seeking to challenge the decision of an Employment Judge to strike out part of her discrimination claim. This challenge was successful, and the case can be read here.

 

Discrimination cases will often involve a series of allegations of poor behaviour by employers, and it can be tempting to lawyers to find parts of the claim which by themselves seem unlikely. Where it seems to either party that all or part of a…

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“You cannot build anything on the foundation of caste. You cannot build up a nation. You cannot build up a morality. Anything that you will build on the foundation of caste will crack and will never be a whole.”

Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, the Father of the Indian Constitution

On 1 March 2013 the Minister for Women and Equalities announced in Parliament that she would not be exercising her Ministerial power/prerogative contained in section 9(5)(a) of the Equality Act 2010 to treat…

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In the shadow of today’s second contentious House of Lords debate on caste discrimination, this week the Government must also respond to a unique legal challenge mounted by SR a 44 year old British Hindu from Birmingham. SR was born in the UK and born into a so-called ‘low’ caste. As a result, SR has experienced a, “generalised level of discrimination,” throughout aspects of her life – including inequality of pay and social exclusion while working for a so-called ‘high’ caste employer.  SR’s two children,…

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