Victimisation

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  • Race discrimination: Victimisation by ex-employer not covered by race relations act

    Date:
    1 July 1994
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Nagarajan v Agnew and others, the EAT holds that an ex-employee had no remedy against his former employer under the Race Relations Act 1976, in respect of a complaint of victimisation.

  • Victimisation turns on motive of alleged discriminator

    Date:
    1 May 1988
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Aziz v Trinity Street Taxis Ltd and others (26.2.88) EOR19B, the Court of Appeal rules that in order to show unlawful victimisation under the Race Relations Act 1976 (RRA), the complainant must establish a causal link showing that the fact that the act protected under s.2 was done under or by reference to the RRA consciously influenced the alleged discriminator in treating him less favourably.

  • Victimisation protection narrowly construed

    Date:
    1 November 1986
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Aziz v Trinity Street Taxis Ltd and others (20.5.86) EOR10A, the EAT holds that in order to determine whether an employee has been victimised by reason of an activity protected by the statute, that the activity took place in a protected context must be ignored; the correct question is whether another person who acted in a similar way outside the context of a protected activity would be treated similarly.

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