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The shifting burden of proof in discrimination proceedings

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    Webster v Brunel University EAT/0730/04 (0 other reports)

Alison Davies, of law firm Steeles' specialist employment team, considers the impact of an EAT decision about an employee's ability to claim discrimination.

The Employment Appeal Tribunal decision in Webster v Brunel University (14 December 2004) found that the employee had successfully established a prima facie case of discrimination, although she failed to prove that the discriminatory act she complained of had been committed by her employer.