Mohamed Omar Dukali v Colin Morrow & Servisair UK Ltd (CASE REF: 1315/14)Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyNorthern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
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  EWCA Civ 142 and
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 the employment team 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.