Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2008] All ER (D) 293 (Jun)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Elias J, Mr D J Jenkins and Mrs J M Matthias

Representation The employee was represented by his solicitor.
  The employer appeared by its representative.
Judgment Dates: 5 June 2008


Employment - Discrimination - Victimisation - Remuneration - Deduction from wages - Employee being refused work as pizza delivery driver - Employee alleging victimisation by reason of race and age and unlawful deduction of wages - Employment tribunal accepting both allegations and making award of compensation - Whether evidence to support findings - s 2 - Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006, , reg 4.

The Case

In the instant case, the employment tribunal's decision to award compensation to the employee on the grounds that he had been victimised contrary to s2 of the and reg4 of the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006, , and that there had been an unlawful deduction from his wages in respect of the period in which he had been refused work by his employer, had been based on the evidence. There was no reason at all to doubt any of the tribunal's findings. It had, in particular, been entitled to find that the insurance brokers' advice in respect of the status of the employee's insurance documentation was wrong.

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