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DISCRIMINATION : Illegal contracts and harassment claims

04 April 2014  

An employee who did not have a work permit will not be barred from bringing a claim under the Equality Act, reports Kate Barker

In Wijesundera v Heathrow 3PL Logistics [2013], the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has revisited the question of whether illegal workers should be permitted to bring discrimination claims.


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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Hall v Woolston Hall Leisure Ltd [2000] IRLR 578

    Hounga v Allen & anor [2012] EWCA Civ 609

    Tomlinson v Dick Evans U Drive Ltd [1978] IRLR 77

    Vakante v Governing Body of Addey and Stanhope School (No 2) [2005] ICR 231

    Wijesundera v Heathrow 3PL Logistics Ltd & anor [2013] UKEAT/0222/13

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