Direct liability for harassment
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Burton and Rhule v De Vere Hotels  IRLR 596 EAT (1 other report)
In Burton v De Vere Hotels (18 September 1996), the EAT rules that an employer subjects an employee to the detriment of racial harassment if it causes or permits the racial harassment to occur in circumstances in which it can control whether it happens or not.
The specific issue raised by this important test case concerns an employer's liability for third-party harassment.