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Unlawful to discipline after false allegation

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    Sandhu v HM Customs & Excise [1992] IT/33959/91 (0 other reports)

In Sandhu v HM Customs & Excise a Nottingham industrial tribunal (Chair: J H Bellis) finds that it was unlawful victimisation to discipline an employee for bringing an accusation of racial discrimination which was held to be unfounded, where the complaint was brought in good faith.

Employees making allegations of racial discrimination are protected by the statute against victimisation even where their complaints are not upheld, provided the allegation was made in "good faith".