Equal opportunities policies and procedures

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  • What are the benefits to employers in adopting an equal opportunities policy?

    Type:
    FAQs

  • Public law remedies and unlawful discrimination

    Date:
    1 May 1991
    Type:
    Law reports

    In R v London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham ex parte NALGO and others (7 March 1991) EOR37E the High Court suggests that if a public authority proposes to embark upon an employment or redeployment policy which is in breach of the Sex Discrimination or Race Relations Acts, public law remedies should be available to the unions and employees affected.

  • Employers not liable for proven sexual harassment

    Date:
    1 September 1987
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Balgobin and Francis v London Borough of Tower Hamlets (14.7.87) EOR15C, the EAT upholds an industrial tribunal's finding that the employers were not vicariously liable for acts of sexual harassment committed by their employee where they did not know of the harassment, had a proper system of staff supervision, and had made known their policy of equal opportunities.

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