Komeng v Creative Support Ltd Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
The claimant brought a claim to the Employment Tribunal on the basis of unlawful direct race discrimination arising from the failure of his employer to enrol him onto a course that would have allowed him to develop professionally. A further issue was that the employer required him to work every weekend.
The Employment Tribunal found that the failure of the employer to take any steps to enrol the claimant onto the courses and the requirement to work every weekend was not aligned with a comparator of a different race and constituted unlawful direct race discrimination. As a result, the claimant was awarded compensation for injury to his feelings, but this was placed on the
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