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Trade union activities: Injury to feelings compensation for action short of dismissal

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    Cleveland Ambulance NHS Trust v Blane [1997] IRLR 332 EAT (0 other reports)

A paramedic who suffered unlawful action short of dismissal on grounds related to his trade union activities when he was not shortlisted for promotion by his employer was properly awarded £1,000 compensation for injury to his feelings, holds the EAT in Cleveland Ambulance NHS Trust v Blane [1997] IRLR 332. The EAT also rules that the industrial tribunal adopted the correct approach in assessing the employee's lost chance of promotion and awarding additional compensation accordingly.