If an employment tribunal finds in favour of an aggrieved employee, can it make a non-compensatory award in a discrimination case?
Can a claimant claim for "injury to feelings" when making a complaint of discrimination to an employment tribunal?
What new powers does the Equality Act 2010 confer on employment tribunals?
How is compensation for financial loss calculated by an employment tribunal in a discrimination case?
Under the Equality Act 2010, compensation may be awarded for injury to feelings in respect of discrimination related to all of the protected characteristics (ie age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation). However, such compensation is not available in equality of terms cases. The exact amount paid will vary greatly depending on a variety of factors including the vulnerability of the claimant, the degree of hurt, distress or upset caused, the position of the person who was found to be discriminating and the seriousness of the treatment meted out to the claimant.
In what circumstances can a claimant receive additional compensation in the event of a successful discrimination case?
Is it possible for a claimant to claim compensation from an employer for indirect discrimination?
If an employee behaves in a way that results in another employee bringing a successful discrimination claim can the tribunal require the first employee to pay compensation?
Is there anything that an employer can do if it misses the deadline for submitting a response to an employment tribunal claim?
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