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Injury to feelings awards: contradictory EAT decisions on 10% uplift

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Chawla v Hewlett Packard Ltd [2015] IRLR 356 EAT

discrimination | injury to feelings | uplift

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has contradicted its previous decisions by saying that the 10% uplift on general damages in civil claims ordered by the Court of Appeal does not apply to compensation for injury to feelings caused by discrimination.