Reyes and anor v Al-Malki and anor Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceEWCA Civ 32
Legal BodyEngland and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
Does diplomatic immunity trump employment laws? It's not all that clear, as two recent and seemingly contradictory cases show.
Miss Reyes is a Philippine national. She is a victim of trafficking. She was employed as a domestic worker by the defendants at the official diplomatic residence of the Saudi Arabian mission in London. The defendants were a Saudi diplomatic agent and his wife.
Ms Reyes brought proceedings in the Employment Tribunal claiming that she had suffered racial discrimination and harassment and had been paid less than the national minimum wage. The defendants successfully
Already a subscriber?
Click here to login and access the full article.Log in now to read the full article
Don't miss out, start your free trial today!
Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Employment Law Update Service? We help hundreds of people like you understand how the latest changes in employment law impact on your business.
Help understand the ramifications of each important case from NI, GB and Europe
24/7 access to all the content in the Legal Island Vault for research case law and HR issues
Ensure your organisation’s policies and procedures are fully compliant with NI law
Receive free preliminary advice on workplace issues from Maxine Orr, Partner at Worthingtons Solicitors
The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.