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Aggravated damages awarded

This report relates to 1 case(s)

In addition to awarding £2,500 for injury to feelings, a Manchester industrial tribunal (Chair: C Porter) in Ruizo v (1) Tesco Stores Ltd and (2) Lea awards a further £1,500 aggravated damages for the employer's lack of contrition and continuing failure to address or alleviate the problem of racial abuse.

Edward Ruizo, an American of Spanish/Filipino origin, successfully claimed that he was unlawfully discriminated against on grounds of race on three counts.