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Government’s Caste Legislation Timetable Published

After much deliberation on the subject, the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA) is to amend the Equality Act 2010 requiring the government to issue regulations outlawing caste discrimination. The Equality Act currently defines the protected characteristics of race … Continue reading

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Caste Discrimination – Equality Act 2010 will not make caste a protected characteristic

In March 2013 the House of Lords agreed an amendment to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill which would make caste discrimination unlawful under the Equality Act 2010. The Act currently prohibits race discrimination, harassment and victimisation in the workplace.  … Continue reading

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Is the UK edging closer to outlawing caste discrimination?

When the Equality Act was being introduced there had been suggestions raised as part of the Discrimination Law Review that discrimination law should be expanded to protect caste. In the course of the Commons debates on the Act, the government … Continue reading

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