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Purposive construction of "racial grounds"

This report relates to 1 case(s)

In Weathersfield Ltd t/a Van & Truck Rentals v Sargent the Court of Appeal has ruled that an employee is unfavourably treated on racial grounds if they are required to carry out a racially discriminatory policy, even though the instruction concerns others of a different racial group to themselves.

Mrs Sargent was recruited by Van & Truck Rentals as a receptionist.