Employment law cases

Zafar v Glasgow City Council [1998] IRLR 36 HL

Reports relating to this case:

  • Race discrimination: Reasonableness irrelevant to less favourable treatment

    1 February 1998

    The concept of direct discrimination under the Race Relations Act requires it to be shown that the claimant has been treated by the person against whom the discrimination is alleged less favourably than that person treats or would have treated another, the House of Lords rules in Zafar v Glasgow City Council.