Owusu v London Fire and Civil Defence Authority [1995] IRLR 574 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Race discrimination: Repeated refusals to upgrade may be "continuing act"

    Date:
    1 December 1995

    An employer's many refusals to upgrade an employee, or to give him opportunities to act up, could amount to a "continuing act" for the purposes of establishing whether the employee's race discrimination complaint was time-barred, holds the EAT in Owusu v London Fire and Civil Defence Authority.

  • Discriminatory policy is continuing act

    Date:
    1 December 1995

    In Owusu v London Fire & Civil Defence Authority the EAT has held that an act extends over a period, for time limit purposes, if it takes the form of some policy, rule or practice, in accordance with which decisions are taken.