Salmon v David and others [1998] ET/1100751/97

Reports relating to this case:

  • £21,000 for injury to feelings

    1 September 2000

    A female prison officer who was subjected to sexual harassment whilst working in a predominantly male environment, culminating in offensive and sexually degrading remarks being made against her in the "dock book" by a male colleague, is awarded compensation of £77,345, including £21,000 for injury to feelings and aggravated damages, by an Ashford employment tribunal (Chair: V J Cooney) in Salmon v (1) David and (2) HM Prison Service.

  • Pornography created humiliating environment

    1 March 1999

    The Prison Service unlawfully discriminated against a female prison officer by creating a humiliating working environment for her. She worked with colleagues who openly read pornographic magazines and who engaged in sexual banter which went beyond what was acceptable to right-thinking people, an Ashford employment tribunal (Chair: V Cooney) rules in Salmon v David and others.