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(p. 279) 14. Race discrimination 

(p. 279) 14. Race discrimination
(p. 279) 14. Race discrimination

Stephen Taylor

and Astra Emir


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date: 23 February 2020

This chapter deals with race discrimination law under the Equality Act. It discusses the historical and legal background of race discrimination law, protected characteristics, prohibited conduct on grounds of race discrimination, and bringing an action in the employment tribunal. Race discrimination legislation mirrors that of other discrimination law. It covers direct and indirect discrimination, victimisation, and harassment. Race includes colour, nationality, and ethnic or national origins, but does not currently include caste discrimination.

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