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  • Anglo-American comparison of employers’ liability for discrimination in employment based on weightism. 

    Middlemiss, Sam; Downie, Margaret (The Equal Rights Trust., 2015-09)
    MIDDLEMISS, S. and DOWNIE, M., 2015. Anglo-American comparison of employers’ liability for discrimination in employment based on weightism. The Equal Rights Review, 15 (2015), pp. 87-111.
    This article analyses and compares research into discrimination based on weight (weightism) and the legal rules that cover it in the United Kingdom and the United States. Weightism is discrimination that is often based ...
  • Preferential pay protection: does UK law provide poorer protection to those discriminated against on grounds of protected characteristics other than gender? 

    Downie, Margaret (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1358229118817163, 2019-01-08)
    DOWNIE, M. 2019. Preferential pay protection: does UK law provide poorer protection to those discriminated against on grounds of protected characteristics other than gender? International journal of decrimination and the law [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1358229118817163
    UK law treats equal pay claims based on gender (brought under the equal pay provisions of Part 5 Chapter 3 of the Equality Act 2010) differently from equal pay claims based on other protected characteristics of age, ...
  • Recent changes in the evidential requirements in indirect sex and race discrimination cases. 

    Middlemiss, Sam; Downie, Margaret (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17542430911005909, 2009)
    MIDDLEMISS, S. and DOWNIE, M., 2009. Recent changes in the evidential requirements in indirect sex and race discrimination cases. International Journal of Law and Management, 51 (6), pp. 367-373.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to critically analyse the impact of recent case law on the various evidential requirements in the area of indirect sex and indirect race discrimination in employment. It is intended ...