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(1) Injury to feelings, aggravated damages and stigma damages

Division CIII Whistleblowing
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(1) Injury to feelings, aggravated damages and stigma damages

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F.     Whistleblowing detriment—Remedies

The remedy for a worker subjected to a detriment for whistleblowing is by way of complaint to an employment tribunal (ERA 1996 s 48(1A)). ACAS early conciliation applies to such a claim (ETA 1996 ss 18(1)(b), 18A). Where the tribunal upholds the claim it must make a declaration to that effect and may order monetary compensation 'in respect of the act or failure to act to which the complaint relates' (ERA 1996 s 49(1)). There is no limit on the compensation that can be awarded (even

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