Victimisation

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  • Date:
    26 September 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    Ex-England and Spurs footballer Paul Gascoigne has pleaded guilty to racially aggravated abuse over a "joke" he made to a black security guard. The court fined Gascoigne and ordered him to pay £1,000 in compensation. Fiona Cuming rounds up five employment law cases involving racism in the workplace.

  • Race discrimination

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on Kratzer v R+V Allgemeine Versicherung, in which the ECJ held that a person who applies for a job with the sole purpose of making an application for compensation for discrimination is not covered by EU discrimination law.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 March 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios is a partner in the employment department at Colman Coyle Solicitors. He rounds up the latest rulings.

  • Equality Act 2010: EAT case suggests victimisation by association is possible

    Date:
    22 September 2015
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has suggested that the victimisation provisions in the Equality Act 2010 extend to claims of discrimination by association.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 May 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios is a partner, Linda Quinn and Krishna Santra senior associates and Melissa Powys-Rodrigues and Dominic Speedie associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Race discrimination: £7,000 for Polish worker criticised by colleague for speaking her native language

    Date:
    21 November 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    This Polish claimant was awarded £7,000 after being criticised by a colleague for speaking her native language in the workplace, in a good example of the language issues that can arise in a multinational workplace.

  • Race discrimination: Dismissal following multiple grievances was victimisation

    Date:
    5 November 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Woodhouse v West North West Homes Leeds Ltd [2013] IRLR 773 EAT, the EAT held that the dismissal of an employee who, in good faith, brought multiple ill-founded grievances and tribunal complaints alleging race discrimination amounted to victimisation.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 November 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    James Buckle, Gerri Hurst, Joelle Parkinson, Chris McAvoy and Helen Samuel are associate solicitors at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Race discrimination: Post-employment victimisation claims may be brought under Equality Act

    Date:
    25 June 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Onu v Akwiwu and another [2013] IRLR 523 EAT, the EAT held that the Equality Act 2010 should be construed as prohibiting post-employment victimisation.

  • Victimisation: multiple grievances made in good faith are protected acts

    Date:
    12 June 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that where multiple grievances are made in good faith, albeit are ill founded, they are protected acts for which the employer cannot subject the employee to a detriment.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to race-related victimisation.