Damages for Discrimination and Detriment Claims in the Industrial Tribunal & Fair Employment Tribunal

Posted in : Tribunal Guidance from Kennedys on 13 June 2023
Alexander Redpath
Issues covered: Tribunal Practice; Damages

When advising clients regarding employment claims, it is important to have a clear idea of the potential value of any claim.

This article considers the legal framework to determine appropriate damages in the Northern Ireland Tribunals for claims involving discrimination or detriment under Part VI of the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996. It can be read in conjunction with our article on damages for unfair dismissal which can be found here.

This article will cover awards for injury to feelings, psychological personal injury and aggravated, punitive and exemplary damages. Whilst we are used to dealing with these awards in the context of discrimination claims, it is important to

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This article is correct at 13/06/2023

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Alexander Redpath

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