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Ever fancied being a fly on the wall at an employment tribunal hearing? Now is your chance!

Posted: 26th September 2019

Kasia, an employee of Millars’ Mince Company has lodged a claim on the basis of discrimination after seeing ill-judged Facebook post shared by colleague Donna. Donna’s post said “Vegans are new-age travellers. Share if you want this fad to be over” and included a picture of a woman hugging a tree. As a Vegan, Kasia is outraged and has lodged a claim for discrimination against Millars’ Mince Company.

Does being a vegan amount to a protected characteristic?

Can Millars’ Mince be held liable for Donna’s post?

Will Kasia’s claim be successful at tribunal?

 

Duncan Milne is representing Kasia.

Jack Boyle is representing Millars’ Mince Company.

EJ Meiklejohn/Reynolds/Allison presiding.

 

Cost: Free but spaces are limited so booking is required. Max 2 people per organisation. We want you to enjoy the event and fully access it. If you have any requirements please let us know.

To register email: Lesley.Rorrison@blackadders.co.uk with the location you would like to attend.

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Blackadders is a long established law practice providing a comprehensive range of legal services to individuals and businesses across Scotland. They have offices in Dundee, Aberdeen, Angus, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth.

The Blackadders Employment Team

Winners of the Scottish Legal Awards 2019 ‘Employment Team of the Year’ Award and finalists of the ‘Legal Technology Award’.

Simon Allison -Winner of the ‘Lawyer of the Year Award’ at the 2018 Scottish Legal Awards

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