Local Government Yorkshire and Humber v Shah [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UKEAT 0587_11_1906
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
Issues covered: Damages; Loss of Chance; Injury to Feelings

The Claimant was employed by a primary care trust, but was on a two year secondment to the Respondent to act as a project director. The claimant raised concerns about finances and spending. She was put under pressure to leave and resigned in circumstances giving rise to a claim for PIDA discrimination. She could not return to her job with her original employer because the post had been back-filled and she was being made redundant. The tribunal found that the Claimant had suffered detriment as a result of making protected disclosures. The tribunal concluded that

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This article is correct at 31/08/2012
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