London Borough of Hackney v Sivanandan and others  IRLR 408 CA
Reports relating to this case:
- 13 May 2013
In London Borough of Hackney v Sivanandan and others  IRLR 408 CA, the Court of Appeal held that an employer vicariously liable for an employee's discriminatory act had joint and several liability for the whole sum awarded in compensation.
- 31 January 2013
The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision by the Employment Appeal Tribunal that, where there are multiple respondents and particular loss cannot be attributed to one party, employment tribunals must award compensation on a joint and several liability basis, meaning that the claimant can claim the entire amount from any respondent.