James v Gina Shoes Ltd and Others [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UKEAT/0384/11/DM
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Age Discrimination

This is an appeal by Mr James, the claimant, against the decision of a Tribunal which found that Mr James had contributed to his dismissal by 40% and that there had been no unlawful age discrimination.

The Respondent manufactures high-end shoes. The Claimant commenced employment as Production Manager in April 2006 aged 58 years. He had previous experience in the industry, but not in high quality, expensive ladies' shoes, which the Respondent produced. The Respondent experienced a reduction in orders as a result of the global recession in 2009.

On 22 July one of the respondents shadowed the

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This article is correct at 16/03/2012
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