Chief Constable of the Lincolnshire Police v Stubbs and others [1999] IRLR 81 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sex discrimination: Employer vicariously liable for sexual harassment at work-related social events

    Date:
    15 March 1999

    The Chief Constable of the constabulary to which police officers were originally appointed remained vicariously liable for acts of sex discrimination committed by his officers while they were on secondment to branches of the Regional Crime Squad, holds the EAT in Chief Constable of the Lincolnshire Constabulary v Stubbs and others.

  • Liable for harassment in a pub

    Date:
    1 March 1999

    In Chief Constable of the Lincolnshire Police v Stubbs the EAT has ruled that a male police officer who sexually harassed a female colleague at social events at a public house was acting in the "course of his employment" so as to make the police force vicariously liable for sex discrimination.