Irving and another v The Post Office [1987] IRLR 289 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Employer not liable for racial abuse

    Date:
    1 July 1987

    In Irving and another v The Post Office (31.3.87) EOR14A, the Court of Appeal rules that the Post Office was not liable under the Race Relations Act 1976 for a racist remark written on a letter by a postman because the act was not done in the course of the employee's employment.