Ramos v Lady Coco Limited t/a Shamela’s Fresh Hot and Cold Food [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 99
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Sex Discrimination; Vexatious Litigants


An advertisement had been placed on Gumtree on behalf of the respondent, which ran a Chinese Restaurant.  It stated:

‘A takeaway female staff who can speak English fluently is need to join us at Shamila’s Café near the Beautiful area of Ruchill Park.’ [Sic]

The claimant did not make an application for the position advertised citing that he was deterred from doing so because of the discriminatory nature of the advertisement.  He claimed compensation for injury to feelings and loss of earnings.  The respondent resisted the claims citing that the claimant never applied for the job and he provided a postbox number in Hounslow some 400 miles away from the

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This article is correct at 27/07/2023

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