Balgobin and Francis v London Borough of Tower Hamlets [1987] IRLR 401 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Employers not liable for proven sexual harassment

    Date:
    1 September 1987

    In Balgobin and Francis v London Borough of Tower Hamlets (14.7.87) EOR15C, the EAT upholds an industrial tribunal's finding that the employers were not vicariously liable for acts of sexual harassment committed by their employee where they did not know of the harassment, had a proper system of staff supervision, and had made known their policy of equal opportunities.