Timbo v Greenwich Council For Racial Equality (Sex Discrimination) [2012] UKEAT 0160_12_0210

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

The appellant employee appealed against the decision of an Employment Tribunal to dismiss her race and sex discrimination claims against the respondent employer part way through the hearing. 41 The employer applied to strike out the appellant‟s claims arguing that the hearing should be quashed as the complaints exemplified dual discrimination i.e. claims of discrimination on two levels, both race and sex. Such claims are not provided for prior to the Equality Act 2010 and so the claim was null. The employer also argued that the employee had no substantive evidence on which to build her claim. The tribunal granted the employer‟s application,

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This article is correct at 05/10/2012

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