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Judges says that records were altered by officials in bisexual prison officer case
Date created: 04/06/2019

A tribunal found that evidence from the Ministry of Justice during a harassment case was ‘sadly lacking’ in credibility... read more

Investigation claim launched by equality body against Labour antisemitism claims
Date created: 30/05/2019

A formal inquiry into the Labour Party is to be carried out by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. The equalities watchdog will investigate whether the party has harassed, victimised or unlawfully discriminated against people because they are Jewish... read more

Autistic worker discriminated against by Npower
Date created: 28/05/2019

A former employer of Npower who is affected by autism has won his claim against the company for failing to make adjustments to prevent him from feeling overwhelmed in the workplace. The tribunal decided that the claim was one of indirect discrimination... read more

‘So, you’re deaf?’ – the interview greeting that meant a £5,500 award to a prospective employee
Date created: 23/05/2019

After applying for a job as warehouse operative, a deaf man was greeted by the interviewer with the words ‘so, you’re deaf?’ .. read more

Female worker from NatWest receives £150,000 from equal pay claim
Date created: 17/05/2019

After it emerged that a former female worker at NatWest was earning thousands of pounds less than male colleagues, Miss Williams was awarded a £150,000 pay-out... read more

Blacklisted trade unionists and construction firms in lawsuit over £55 million pay-out
Date created: 08/05/2019

After construction firms complied files relating to political and employment activities, over 1,100 blacklisted trade unionists acted against Amec Foster Wheeler. .. read more

Gender pay equality - legal chiefs should push companies into action
Date created: 02/05/2019

A gender diversity campaigner has suggested that corporate legal chiefs should make use of pay gap reports to encourage companies to handle gender inequalities... read more

Manifesto and Football
Date created: 25/04/2019

To make football a better sport for all to play and watch, The Times has raised a manifesto which ex-players, players, campaigners and several politicians have signed. .. read more

Black and Asian dancers have ballet shoes for the first time
Date created: 19/04/2019

Previously, the only colour ballet shoes available for black and Asian dances was nude, pink or cream. .. read more

Brunei shunned by some travel firms over laws allowing gay people to be stoned
Date created: 11/04/2019

A boycott of Brunei is gathering momentum because of its new law to stone gay people and anyone caught in adultery.. read more