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Dismissal for refusing to speak English lawful

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    Shah v George Grassic t/a The Suite Factory [1995] IT/58764/94 (0 other reports)

An Asian worker who was dismissed for refusing to comply with an instruction to speak in English was not unlawfully discriminated against, holds a Birmingham industrial tribunal (Chair: A J McCarry) in Shah v George Grassic t/a The Suite Factory.

Mr Shah was one of eight Asian workers out of a workforce of around 40 employed by a furniture manufacturer, The Suite Factory, which was owned by George Grassic.