Mohamed Omar Dukali v Colin Morrow & Servisair UK Ltd (CASE REF: 1315/14)

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Race discrimination

In this case the issue for the tribunal was to consider whether the claimant had been unlawfully discriminated against on grounds of his race and specifically whether he had suffered racial harassment. Essentially the allegations arise from one discrete incident involving a comment from the first named respondent. There was a general consensus as to the factual sequence of events, but clear disparity in the understanding and significance attached to the words used. 

The Tribunal considered the well-established case law in this area, particularly Igen Ltd v Wong [2005] EWCA Civ 142 and held that the claimant failed to prove facts from which it could reasonably conclude that he has

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This article is correct at 14/08/2015

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