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Gay man dismissed in breach of contract

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    Swann v Thameslink Ltd [1999] ET/3101378/99 (0 other reports)

In Swann v Thameslink Ltd a Brighton employment tribunal (Chair: A A Hogarth) has ruled that a man dismissed because he was a homosexual was dismissed in breach of the equal opportunities clause contained in his contract of employment and is entitled to damages. The tribunal held that the measure of damages to be applied was that which would place the applicant in the position which he would have been had he not been a homosexual and therefore had not been dismissed.