Offensive word – not unfair dismissal

July/August 2021 | Employment

The claimant worked for the London Borough of Redbridge from 1988 until his dismissal without notice in July 2020. The basis of the claim was that his dismissal was unfair within s98 ERA 1996 which the respondent contested. Its case was that the claimant was fairly dismissed for misconduct for saying the ‘N word’ during …

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