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Barclays Hit With Race Discrimination Claims in London

July 29, 2022, 9:17 AM

Barclays Plc was hit with three discrimination claims in London from Black bankers who accused the lender and colleagues of treating them unfairly because of their race, after they raised concerns about internal business issues.

The cases are being heard together at London’s employment tribunal as they cover similar allegations of race discrimination. All three men are Black and come from Cameroonian backgrounds.

Race discrimination claims at UK employment tribunals surged after a rise in public consciousness of race issues following the Black Lives Matter movement and death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis in 2020. ...