Scottish health minister Humza Yousaf accuses nursery of ‘discrimination’ amid row over daughter

Scottish health minister Humza Yousaf accuses nursery of ‘discrimination’ after he is told there is ‘no available space’ for his two year old daughter – only for a white friend’s son to be offered a place days later SNP high-flier said he complained to watchdogs and was seeking legal advice Little Scholars Nursery in Dundee … Read more

Black Carphone Warehouse worker wins race discrimination claim after boss ‘violated his dignity’

A young black Carphone Warehouse worker has won a race discrimination claim after his boss told him not to speak to customers in Kensington as if they were from Brixton. Daniel Foster was sacked after working just three shifts with his new manager who suggested the way staff should speak to customers was different in … Read more

Working from home could lead to discrimination and staff missing out on promotion, study finds

Working from home could lead to Britons losing out on career opportunities and create discrimination in offices, a new study warns today. So-called ‘hybrid working’ models which give staff the flexibility to work between home and the office could be ‘dragging businesses back decades’, according to a team of business psychologists at the Cambridgeshire-based firm, OE … Read more

Manchester United launch new campaign aimed at cracking down on racism and discrimination

‘We read the comments, we feel the HATRED’: Manchester United launch campaign to tell fans ‘your inaction has a consequence’, asking them to report racist abuse and hailing club’s ‘diverse history’ after Fred and Anthony Martial faced attacks online A number of Manchester United players have been subjected to vile racist abuse  The club have … Read more

Transgender student to receive $300K in discrimination suit

Minnesota’s largest school district will pay $300,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit with a transgender student who was barred from using the boys’ locker room, school officials and supporters of the student said Tuesday. The Anoka-Hennepin School District also agreed to make several policy changes, including a rule that allows every student to use all … Read more

Couple fight extradition attempt to Hungary claiming they will face discrimination

A married couple fighting extradition to Hungary over allegations that they scammed pensioners in a £3m ‘grandparent’ fraud claim they would face prejudice there because of their Roma ethnicity. Erno Horvath, 41, and his wife Marina Horvath, 32, are accused of tricking elderly people into handing over cash by telling them their relatives had been … Read more

Historic Royal Palaces charity settles bullying and racial discrimination claims from staff

The charity responsible for the upkeep of some of Britain’s most famous Royal palaces and residences has settled bullying and racial discrimination complaints from staff with five-figure payouts. Historic Royal Palaces, governed by trustees partly appointed by the Queen, maintains sites including the Tower of London, Hampton Court and Kensington Palace, where the Duke and Duchess … Read more

Manager, 50, whose hashtag was called ‘old school’ by her co-worker loses age discrimination case

A marketing manager whose hashtag was called ‘old school’ by her younger co-worker has lost her age discrimination case after being fired for her ‘attitude’.     Lydia Roganovic, who was 50 at the time, insisted on using capital letters in a social media hashtag which a younger co-worker, Linda Okachi, referred to as ‘old school’. … Read more

Gareth Thomas says he faces discrimination every day over his sexuality and living with HIV

Gareth Thomas has said that he faces discrimination every day over his sexuality and living with HIV. The former rugby player, 46, who revealed he is HIV positive in 2019, appeared on Thursday’s episode of Channel 5’s Jeremy Vine show. Talking about the discrimination he faces daily, Gareth emotionally revealed that he and his husband Stephen were once attacked in … Read more

Homosexual men who ‘sound gay’ are more likely to encounter discrimination from heterosexual peers

Gay men are more likely than lesbians to be discriminated against because of the sound of their voice, according to a new study. Researchers found heterosexuals who believed gay people can be identified by how they talk were more likely to hold anti-gay attitudes. That was especially true if they thought you couldn’t get rid … Read more