Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2009] All ER (D) 140 (Sep)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Underhill J

Representation Darius A'Zami (instructed by the Free Representation Unit) for the employee.
  Paul Epstein QC (instructed by Bindmans LLP) for the employer.
Judgment Dates: 13 August 2009


Employment - Discrimination - Racial discrimination - Employee being of northern Sudanese ethnic origin - Employee applying for role of Sudan researcher - Employer not appointing her on basis of her being northern Sudanese - Employee claiming for race discrimination - Employment tribunal upholding claim of direct race discrimination - Whether tribunal erring - .

The Case

Employment Discrimination. In dismissing the employer's appeal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the effect of of the Race Relations Act 1976 was to disapply s 41(1) of that Act in the case of all discrimination, direct or, within the scope of the Race Directive (Council Directive (EC) 2000-43).

Practice Areas

If you are a LexisLibrary subscriber you can read more about this case here.