Nepotism: Are workplace relationship policies now Dunn with?

Benjimin Burgher considers the impact of two conflicting EAT rulings on discrimination on the ground of marital status. ‘Employers who refuse to employ a person due to marriage to a particular person, or who subject them to detriment or dismiss them, now run the real risk of being found liable for unlawful direct discrimination.’ Up …
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Cases Referenced

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  • Igen v Wong [2005] EWCA Civ 142
  • John v Neath Borough Council ET7257/90
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