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Prove it! Employee failed to shift burden of proof in race discrimination claim
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2019

To succeed in a direct discrimination claim, a claimant has to show facts from which a tribunal could conclude on the balance of probabilities that


All talk - evidence needed to support legitimate aim
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2019

Employers can defend a claim of direct or indirect age discrimination by showing that its actions are a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate


In the round - context meant comment about IS not harassment
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2018

During a conversation with a colleague, an employee who identified himself as of Moroccan origin and a Muslim mentioned a newspaper article which


No need to know that reason for unfavourable treatment arises from disability
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2018

An employer can be liable for disability discrimination if it treats an employee unfavourably because of something "arising in consequence of" a


EU ends unjustified geoblocking
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • November 24 2017

The European Union will end unjustified geoblocking for consumers wishing to buy products or services online within the EU before the end of next year


Extra protection - dismissal of employee with PHI benefits was unfair and discrimination arising from a disability
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • September 11 2017

The claimant in ICTS (UK) Limited v Visram had a right under his contract of employment to the benefits of a long-term disability benefits (LTDB) plan


Same-sex survivors' pensions - exemption for pre-2005 service invalid
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 13 2017

The Supreme Court in Walker v Innospec Limited, overturning the Court of Appeal, has decided that the exemption for service prior to


Upcoming Cases - July 2017
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2017

We list below the key pension questions the courts are expected to address over the next few months, with a brief summary of what the case is about


Bare bones - Queen's Speech confirms some employment proposals
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • June 26 2017

Bare bones - Queen's Speech confirms some employment proposals Last week's pared down Queen's Speech confirms some of the government's manifesto and


The Seventh Circuit's Recent Ruling on Sexual-Orientation Discrimination: What School Districts Need to Know
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

On April 4, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first federal appellate court in the country to hold that