Bell v Tocher Neal & Co [1996] IT/72964/95

Reports relating to this case:

  • Victimised for refusing support in sex bias claim

    Date:
    1 June 1997

    A secretary in a firm of solicitors who was reduced almost to the state of "a gibbering idiot" by a two and a half hour meeting with the firm's senior partner after she refused to support him in a discrimination claim brought by a dismissed pregnant employee was unlawfully victimised, rules a Newcastle-upon-Tyne industrial tribunal (Chair: J D Myers) in Bell v Tocher Neal & Co.