Posts Tagged “race discrimination”

Caste discrimination

by Laurie Anstis on December 19, 2014

In Chandok v Tirkey the EAT has for the first time considered whether caste can fall within the protected characteristic of race for the purposes of the Equality Act. Langstaff P expressly disavowed the creation of any new general point (…)

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Tribunal award of £4.5m compensation for sex and race discrimination

by Laurie Anstis on December 15, 2011

In what must be one of the largest awards of its kind, if not the largest ever tribunal award, an employment tribunal has awarded compensation of £4.5m in the case of Michalak v Mid Yorkshire Hospitals. This case concerned a (…)

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Compensation for injury to feelings in discrimination claims – the Vento bands

by Laurie Anstis on August 18, 2011

Section 124 of the Equality Act 2010 governs the amount of compensation that can be awarded by an employment tribunal in a successful discrimination claim. This in turn refers to section 119, which provides that: An award of damages may (…)

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