*Taiwo v Olaigbe and another; Onu v Akwiwu and another

Employment – Discrimination. The Supreme Court dismissed the appellant migrant domestic workers' appeals against their race discrimination claims where their mistreatment by their employers had had nothing to do with their nationality, but related to their vulnerability arising from their immigration status. Parliament had not included immigration status in the list of protected characteristics in the Equality Act 2010 and discrimination on account of an employee's immigration status did not amount to discrimination on account of race, for the purposes of that Act.

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