Dziedziak v Future Electronics Ltd  UKEAT/0270/11/ZTPosted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
This case concerned a claimant who was made redundant and subsequently brought claims of unfair dismissal, sex and race discrimination. The Employment Tribunal, by a majority, held that the Unfair Dismissal claim was successful because the respondent had failed to tell the claimant about the sub-criteria during the discussions prior to her being made redundant.
However they reduced her award to zero following the Polkey decision. They rejected a claim for sex discrimination. The claimant had argued that one of the reasons she had been made redundant was because of her lateness to work, which had been caused by reason of her childcare commitments as a single mother. They found in favour of
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