In Capita Customer Management v (1) Ali (2) Working Families (Intervenor), UKEAT/0161/17/BA, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered whether an employer’s decision to pay enhanced maternity pay – but only statutory pay for shared parental leave – was direct sex discrimination.
In The Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) ruled that it is direct disability discrimination to treat someone less favourably on the basis of an erroneous perception that an individual’s impairment would have a substantial adverse effect in the future.
In the recent case of Kemeh v Ministry of Defence, the Court of Appeal considered employers’ liability for acts of contractors and the appropriate injury to feelings award for one-off incidents. Racial discrimination Mr Kemeh was employed by the army as a cook. He is black and was born in Ghana. During his employment, Mr … Continued