Redfearn v The United Kingdom HEJUD [2012] ECHR 1878

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination, Human Rights
Issues covered: Race Discrimination; Human Rights

This case involved the dismissal of a driver by Serco Limited on the basis of his membership of the BNP. The claimant was employed by Serco to drive a minibus for disabled passengers, who were predominantly of Asian origin. The claimant was temporarily reassigned from his duties as a driver to deliver mail after it became known that he was standing as a candidate for the BNP in upcoming elections. 36 When the claimant was elected as a local councillor in June 2004 Serco summarily dismissed him citing inter alia potential health and safety risks, as the claimant‟s employment would give rise to significant anxiety among passengers, and

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This article is correct at 09/11/2012

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