The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of Unison, making employment tribunal fees unlawful. Unison argued that the fees of up to £1,200 discriminated against women and other groups of workers.
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The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCP) has published its 2016 Annual Human Rights Report (pdf). The report covers the period from January to December 2016 and for the first time includes a dedicated section on modern slavery.
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In this country, as a result of discrimination, too many people are held back because of who they are rather than what they do, finds a July 2017 Bright Blue report.
Britain Breaking Barriers (pdf) provides a set of policy recommendations to Government to tackle discrimination and protect human rights.
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The Home Office should not have access to NHS patients’ data, and NHS professionals should not be expected to guard our borders, say Just Fair and Doctors of the World.
In a June 2017 position paper (pdf), both organisations identify data-sharing between NHS and the Home Office as a threat to patients’ human rights.
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