Grewal v Astha Limited & Chakraborty [2023]

  • Decision Number
    EAT 170
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Discrimination

Background:

The issue in this case related to a successful finding of unfair dismissal and discrimination.  This was found by the Tribunal and the appeal brought by the appellant here related to the remedy that had been awarded.   There were two principal arguments being raised by the appellate.  The first related to a deduction for contributory fault and the second related to whether there was a break in the chain of causation.

Outcome:

At first instance, the claimant was awarded £41,000 in total ranging from basic/compensatory award for unfair dismissal as well as an award for injury to feelings under the Equality Act relating to disability discrimination.  

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This article is correct at 13/02/2024
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