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Hello, I’m Ben, a UK lawyer and will be dealing with your case today. I may also need to ask some questions to determine the legal position.
Please can you explain your situation in some more detail
What would you like to ask about this incident and how long have you worked for your employer?
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Many thanks for your patience. I do not see that you were in the wrong here and clearly you were the one on the receiving end of inappropriate comments, specifically as your race/nationality was being targeted by the comments.
You did raise a complaint about it which is the first thing you should have done. Now that the person who made the comments has left they can no longer be disciplined, which would have been the main option available to the employer. Therefore, the main issue now is in terms of how this matter has been handled by the employer.
Unless the reasons they are doing it that way is because of your nationality also, there won’t be discrimination at play. Therefore, the only option open to you is to consider resigning and claiming constructive dismissal, but that would be subject to at least having 2 years service.
In the absence of 2 years service or if you do not want to leave, then you have to prove that the reason the employer dealt with the process in this way was also because of your nationality and in that case it would be a claim for race discrimination in the Employment Tribunal.
Does this answer your query?
Most welcome and all the best for now