June 26, 2013

Relocation and was not victimisation

While the Tribunal found that the abusive remarks and the employer’s handling of the grievance amounted direct race discrimination the EAT found that the Tribunal had been wrong to conclude that the reason for the proposed relocation was the fact that he had raised a grievance. The reason for the relocation was because it was a reasonable solution to the problems which the employer was encountering with the employee.

This legal update is provided for general information purposes only and should not be applied to specific circumstances without prior consultation with us.

For further details on any of the issues covered in this update please contact Gemma Ospedale, Partner in Employment on 020 7583 2222.


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