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Equal opps policy not enough to avoid liability

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    Taylor v (1) Adlam, (2) Adlam and (3) Hanley IT/43213/96 (0 other reports)

An employer which had a "perfectly satisfactory equal opportunities policy" but failed to arrange racial harassment training, was liable for racist comments made by one of its employees, rules a Bristol industrial tribunal (Chair: C F Sara) in Taylor v (1) Adlam, (2) Adlam and (3) Hanley.

Maurice Taylor, who is black of African origin, was employed as a charge nurse at one of two nursing homes run by Dr and Mrs Adlam.