Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 381 (Jan)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Commissioner Howell QC, Ms N Amin and Mr K Young

Representation J Sykes (instructed by Nigel Adams & Co) for the applicant.
  H Grewal (instructed by Cox Clitheroe) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 30 January 2002


Race relations - Discrimination - Employment - Discrimination on racial grounds - Asian employee treated less favourably than white counterpart - Whether tribunal using proper comparator in assessing whether racial discrimination.

The Case

At the hearing of the applicant's complaint of racial discrimination, the employment tribunal had not separated out in their minds the question of whether there was detrimental or less favourable treatment by reference to a proper comparator, and whether if so, it was due to racial factors. Accordingly, due to that error, the applicant's appeal against the decision that she had not been racially discriminated would be allowed.

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