Compensation for discrimination victims whether loss ‘reasonably foreseeable’ or not

A construction worker who was subjected to “grotesquely offensive” racial abuse won a landmark ruling in the Court of Appeal last week, that opens the way for victims of discrimination to claim compensation for the losses whether ’reasonably foreseeable’ or not.

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