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Employment

How to avoid Indirect Discrimination in the workplace

Employment tribunal claims involving direct discrimination are a rare occurrence as it is often easy to identify when an employer is deliberately discriminating against a protected group. Because of this employers rarely commit direct discrimination. However, claims involving indirect discrimination are more common as indirect discrimination is normally harder to identify. A recent Supreme Court case has however clarified the test to prove indirect discrimination and highlighted how easily an employer can do something innocently and still be found to be indirectly discriminatory.

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