NEWS

11 Dec 2013

Mukhtiar Singh invited to join the Employment Lawyers Association working party on caste discrimination

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Mukhtiar Singh has been invited to join the Employment Lawyers Association (“ELA”) working party on caste discrimination.

Mukhtiar joins the working party newly formed in preparation for the Government’s consultation on legislation against caste-based discrimination and harassment in the UK. The consultation is currently expected in early 2014.

The consultation will draw on existing reports, as well as the findings of research on caste and caste discrimination which the Equality and Human Rights Commission will carry out. The Commission’s research is due to last between 3 to 6 months from summer 2013.

The following link sets out the timetable and process for the introduction of caste discrimination legislation, in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Timetable and process for the introduction of caste discrimination legislation

For Mukhtiar’s profile click here