Fire Brigades Union v Fraser [1998] IRLR 697 CS

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sex discrimination: No discrimination in denying accused harasser representation

    Date:
    15 July 1998

    In Fire Brigades Union v Fraser, the Court of Session allows a trade union's appeal against an industrial tribunal's decision that it discriminated against a male firefighter accused of sexual harassment by a female colleague, when it chose to support the complainant and to deny him representation or financial or legal assistance at his disciplinary hearing.