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Discriminatory instruction can be discriminatory treatment

This report relates to 1 case(s)

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.

Mrs Sargent was recruited by Van & Truck Rentals as a receptionist.