Costina v Numatic International Ltd [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    1400601/2019
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Race Discrimination; Burden of Proof; Prima Facie Case

The claimant, a Romanian national, was employed by the respondent from 3rd January 2017. He was employed as a Factory Operative assembling vacuum cleaners.  There were issues that arose with the claimant’s performance and attitude which could be seen through the communication between the managers of the respondent.   The claimant issued a grievance relating to five separate issues which all involved shouting from managerial staff directed towards the claimant as well as swearing at him.  In the grievance there was a suggestion that he had faced this treatment because of his race.

A hearing was held in relation to the grievance on 7th January 2019 but the outcome was that

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This article is correct at 21/04/2020
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Jason Elliott BL
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