Fletcher and Diabira v Federal Mogul Aftermarket UK Ltd [1999] ET/1803894/98

Reports relating to this case:

  • Selection arrangements changed to keep out black applicant

    Date:
    1 June 1999

    An employer which suddenly changed its selection arrangements from direct appointment to open competition in respect of a new post, when it appeared that one of two black employees it had selected for redundancy might retain employment, unlawfully discriminated against that employee when his application was rejected in favour of a white colleague, holds a Leeds employment tribunal (Chair: C T Grazin) in Fletcher and Diabira v Federal Mogul Aftermarket UK Ltd.

  • Race criteria for redundancy selection

    Date:
    1 June 1999

    In Fletcher and Diabira v Federal Mogul Aftermarket UK Ltd a Leeds employment tribunal (Chair: C T Grazin) rejects an employer's explanation as to why white managers were not part of the pool for redundancy selection and black managers were regarded as "inadequate and unsatisfactory", and holds that two black warehouse managers selected for redundancy were dismissed on grounds of their race.