An employment tribunal should not have discharged itself from further participation in a race discrimination case after the complainant's black lay representative remarked, with no justification, that if he were a white barrister his application for an adjournment would not have been rejected, the Court of Appeal holds in Bennett v London Borough of Southwark.
Hilary Slater, consultant with Cobbetts solicitors, provides a round-up of decisions on discrimination.
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