Weathersfield Ltd t/a Van & Truck Rentals v Sargent  IRLR 14 EAT
Reports relating to this case:
- 15 May 1998
In Weathersfield Ltd t/a Van & Truck Rentals v Sargent, the EAT upholds an industrial tribunal's finding that a white employee suffered unlawful race discrimination when she was instructed by her employer to discriminate on racial grounds against black and Asian people, and consequently resigned because she was put in an intolerable position.
- 1 December 1997
A white employee who was instructed to discriminate on racial grounds was entitled to treat the instruction as grounds for constructive dismissal and for claiming that she was less favourably treated on grounds of race, the EAT has ruled in Weathersfield Ltd t/a Van & Truck Rentals v Sargent.