Armitage, Marsden and HM Prison Service v Johnson [1997] IRLR 162 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Race discrimination: £21,000 award for injury to feelings upheld

    Date:
    15 April 1997

    In HM Prison Service and others v Johnson, the EAT upholds an award of £21,000 for injury to feelings made by an industrial tribunal to a black prison officer who was subjected to a prolonged campaign of racial harassment and discrimination.

  • £21,000 for injury to feelings upheld

    Date:
    1 January 1997

    In (1) Armitage, (2) Marsden and (3) HM Prison Service v Johnson (27 November 1996) EOR71C, the EAT dismisses an appeal against an award of £21,000 compensation for injury to feelings and a further £7,500 aggravated damages to a prison officer who was subjected to a campaign of racial harassment and discrimination.