Alam v London Probation Trust - Discriminatory dismissal, continuous acts and causation [2012] EAT

In order to argue that alleged incidents form part of a continuing act culminating in a discriminatory dismissal, there must be a causal link between the series of acts complained of and the eventual dismissal. 

Ms Alam was summarily dismissed summarily from her post as probation prosecutor due to her failure to generate a high risk warrant. She brought claims of race discrimination and unfair dismissal. In all, she made 31 allegations of racial discrimination, many of which were allegations of racially motivated harassment against two of her managers, dating from 2005.

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