Harassment

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  • Case of the week: Racial comments

    Date:
    10 March 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by Jones Day, covers racial comments.

  • Richmond Pharmacology v Dhaliwal

    Date:
    23 February 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a remark by a director to a female manager that she might be "married off in India" constituted harassment within the meaning of s.3A of the Race Relations Act 1976.

  • Case digest: Harassment

    Date:
    1 May 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    Sue Johnstone, editor of Equal Opportunities Review, provides a round-up of some of the remedies that employment tribunals have awarded in harassment cases.

  • Case of the week: Employer liability for a third party's racial harassment

    Date:
    24 July 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by Addleshaw Goddard, covers employer liability for a third party's racial harassment.

  • Gravell v London Borough of Bexley

    Date:
    22 June 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Gravell v London Borough of Bexley EAT/0587/06, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an employee's claim for racial harassment in relation to her employer's policy of not challenging racist behaviour by customers should be allowed to proceed.

  • Case digest

    Date:
    1 December 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    Tina McKevitt, lecturer in employment law at University of Sheffield, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on discrimination.

  • Racial harassment: Racially abusive comment does not automatically result in "detriment"

    Date:
    4 April 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Thomas and another v Robinson, the EAT holds that an employment tribunal erred in law in finding that an employee was racially discriminated against by a single racist remark made by a colleague, without considering whether the words and/or conduct complained of had in fact caused her to suffer a detriment, and in preventing cross-examination of the employee on this point.

  • Race discrimination: Prison service not liable for racial abuse from inmates

    Date:
    15 October 2002
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Hussain v HM Prison Service, the EAT holds that the prison service was not liable for racial abuse directed at a prison officer by inmates of the prison.

  • Watch this space

    Date:
    1 October 2002
    Type:
    Law reports

    A round up of recent significant case law.

  • Chief Constable not liable for acts of police officers

    Date:
    1 April 2002
    Type:
    Law reports

    In The Chief Constable of Bedfordshire Police v Liversidge, the EAT holds that a Chief Constable could not be vicariously liable for acts of race discrimination committed by one officer against another, under the Race Relations Act 1976 before it was amended by the Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000.

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