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Race discrimination: Alleged discriminator's racist motive relevant, but not required

This report relates to 1 case(s)

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    Madden v Preferred Technical Group Cha Ltd and another [2005] IRLR 46 CA (0 other reports)

Key points

In Madden v Preferred Technical Group Cha Ltd and another, the Court of Appeal holds:

  • The tribunal did not misdirect itself by stating that conscious or deliberate motivation was immaterial in cases of discrimination. The tribunal simply meant that there was no requirement for the employee to establish a conscious or deliberate motive on the part of his employer.