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Unlocking Employment Law by Chris Turner

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15Protection from discrimination (6) pursuing discrimination claims

Aims and Objectives

After reading this chapter you should be able to:

  • ■ Understand the processes for submitting a claim
  • ■ Understand the time limits, where the burden of proof lies and how information may be obtained
  • ■ Understand the available remedies
  • ■ Critically analyse the area
  • ■ Apply the law to factual situations and reach conclusions

It is worth noting that it was identified in Lewisham & Guys Mental Health NHS Trust v Andrews (Deceased) [1999] IRLR 407 that a discrimination claim can survive the death of the claimant and be pursued by the personal representatives of the deceased under the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1934.

15.1 Procedure for claiming

Jurisdiction ...

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