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"Hello darling" greeting and limp wrist gestures were direct discrimination, but not harassment

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    Callahan v Benchmark Cleaning Services Ltd ET/3200640/2013 (0 other reports)

Callahan v Benchmark Cleaning Services Ltd ET/3200640/2013

sexual orientation discrimination | direct discrimination | harassment

In this employment tribunal decision, a manager's detrimental comments about the claimant's sexuality - including a greeting of "hello darling" with a limp wrist gesture - were found to constitute direct discrimination, but not harassment.