McKerrow v Princess Alexandria Hospital NHS Trust [2011] EAT

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Race Discrimination; Victimisation; Prospective Employees

The Appellant complained of race discrimination by way of victimisation, in that he alleged that the Respondent withdrew its offer to him of a six-month maternity locum position as head of IT, because it became aware of his existing race discrimination complaints against his then-employer, the London Borough of Croydon.

In April 2011, Employment Judge Pritchard, sitting alone at the East London Hearing Centre, struck out the Appellant‟s claim under rule 18(7)(b) the Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure 2004, on the basis that it had no reasonable prospects of success. The Court accepted the explanation from the Respondent that the job offer was withdrawn because a replacement employee was

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This article is correct at 20/01/2012

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