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Employer not liable for sexual harassment

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    Higgins v Home Counties Newspapers Holdings plc [1997] IT/46105/96 (0 other reports)

In Higgins v Home Counties Newspapers Holdings plc a Bedford industrial tribunal (Chair: C Tribe) holds that an employer that had widely publicised equal opportunities and sexual harassment policies, which it took seriously, and whose managers were given awareness training, was not liable for the sexual harassment of one manager by another.

Karen Higgins was employed by Home Counties Newspapers Holdings as a general sales manager.