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Corus Hotels Plc v Williams - Redundancy, unfair dismissal and alternative employment [2006] EAT

Ms Williams is a black lady who was employed by Corus, a big hotel group. She was made redundant when the hotel she worked in was sold. The question arose as to whether suitable alternative employment could be found for her in one of the goup's other hotels. There were two possible posts but she was not selected for either of them - in both cases white people were selected. She won unfair dismissal and race discrimination claims at the Stratford Employment Tribunal and Corus appealed. She won again at the EAT.

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