Law reports

Garry v London Borough of Ealing [2001] IRLR 681 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Race discrimination: Continued investigation of which employee was unaware was a detriment

    Date:
    17 December 2001

    The Court of Appeal holds that when an employer continued an investigation into the activities of a black female employee for longer than an ordinary investigation would have taken, for reasons connected with her ethnic origin, the employer subjected her to a "detriment" within the meaning of the Race Relations Act 1976. We review the case of Garry v London Borough of Ealing.

  • Courts of Appeal conflict over definition of detriment

    Date:
    1 October 2001

    Two apparently contradictory judgements address whether treatment must have any material consequences to constitute a detriment under discrimination law. Plus, cases on Tupe, termination payments and unfair dismissal for misconduct unrelated to employment

  • On appeal

    Date:
    25 September 2001

    Continuing our regular series spelling out the implications of important cases which have been heard recently in the appeal courts.

  • Case roundup: Race discrimination and payments on termination

    Date:
    4 September 2001

    This week's case roundup, covering the meaning of a "detriment" within race discrimination and payment in lieu of accrued but untaken holiday on termination of employment.

  • Broad construction of detrimental treatment

    Date:
    1 September 2001

    The Court of Appeal in Garry v London Borough of Ealing has found that a black employee was subjected to a "detriment" within the meaning of s.4(2)(c) of the Race Relations Act when, for reasons connected with her ethnic origin, an investigation by her employers into her activities was continued longer than an ordinary investigation would have been.