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Aggravated damages for calling applicant "scumbag"

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    Armstrong v McKay t/a Bazaar [1993] IT/2820/92 (0 other reports)

In Armstrong v McKay t/a Bazaar a Belfast industrial tribunal (Chair: M McAlister) has awarded aggravated damages against an employer who made an offensive remark to an applicant in the tribunal room prior to the hearing of a discrimination complaint.

John Armstrong telephoned Bazaar, a jewellery, pottery and furniture shop, in response to a newspaper advertisement for staff.