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£77,500 awarded in religious bias case

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A Protestant executive who suffered "severe injury to his feelings" and was "effectively driven out of his employment" on grounds of religion or political opinion has been awarded compensation of £77,446 by the Fair Employment Tribunal (Chair: M Davey) in Walker v Golden Vale (UK) Ltd and others.

David Walker, a Protestant, had been employed by Leckpatrick for nearly 25 years when the company was taken over by Golden Vale in July 1993.