first_img Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Compensation for bias jumps by two-thirdsOn 12 Sep 2000 in Personnel Today Sex, race and disability discrimination cases cost employers £2.6m last year as payouts for unlawful bias cases rose by a third. And the average compensation by employment tribunals to victims of race discrimination jumped by two-thirds to £9,948.The figures were revealed last week in the annual survey of compensation awards in the Industrial Relations Survey’s Equal Opportunities Review.The average award for sex discrimination was also up by 5 per cent to £7,208 and staff suffering disability discrimination typically received £9,981.Awards for injury to feelings were highest in cases of race discrimination (£5,927) – 40 per cent more than the average sex discrimination cases (£3,787) and 46 per cent more than in cases of disability discrimination (£3,635).Tribunals awarded compensation in 313 discrimination cases – including 201 cases of sex discrimination and 36 of disability discrimination.Report from 020-7354 5858 Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more