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Tribunal figures for 2009/10 published




Tribunal figures for 2009/10 published

Further to the employment tribunal figures made available earlier this year, the Tribunals Service has published an in-depth analysis for the period 1 April 2009 to 31 March 2010 setting out details of the compensation awards made in discrimination cases. The highest award was £729,347 in a disability claim and lowest average award was £4,886 in a religion claim.

The Tribunals Service have published a detailed analysis of the statistics for the Employment Tribunal and EAT for the period 1 April 2009 to 31 March 2010. As far as all the discrimination strand cases are concerned, the analysis shows that age discrimination claims increased by 36%, the claims most likely to be withdrawn are equal pay claims, (71%), and sex discrimination claims, (57%). The claims most likely to be settled as a result of conciliation via Acas are disability discrimination claims at 45%. 

 

Claim Type

Average

Median

Maximum

 

Race

Sex

Disability

Religion

Sexual orientation

Age

£18,584

£19,499

£52,087

£4,886

£20,384

£10,931

£5,392

£6,275

£8,553

£5,000

£5,000

£5,868

£374,922

£442,366

£729,347

£9,500

£163,725

£48,710

 

 
October 2010

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