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Equality Act 2010 Claims Compensation

Key Points

  • This card deals with compensation for unlawful acts under the Equality Act 2010 before the employment tribunals.
  • The principles for the award of compensation in Equality Act cases are slightly different to those for unfair dismissal cases:
    • Injury to feelings damages are available (see EA 2010 s 119).
    • There is no cap on recoverable damages as in unfair dismissal proceedings.

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