Tower Boot Co Ltd v Jones [1995] IRLR 529 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Race discrimination: Employers not vicariously liable for discrimination

    Date:
    1 November 1995

    In Tower Boot Co Ltd v Jones, the EAT holds that a black factory worker's fellow employees were not acting in the course of their employment when they racially harassed him at work.

  • Employer not liable for racial harassment

    Date:
    1 November 1995

    In Tower Boot Co Ltd v Jones (13 June 1995) EOR64A, the EAT holds that a pattern of co-worker racial harassment fell outside the "course of employment" of the employees concerned, so that the employer was not legally liable.