Victimisation

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  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 November 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    Annabel Mackay, managing associate at Addleshaw Goddard, detail the latest rulings.

  • Employer's use of and discussions about lap dancing and prostitutes was discrimination

    Date:
    2 September 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    This case has colourful facts, but also important lessons for employers about preventing, and dealing with, allegations of sex discrimination.

  • EAT provides guidance on remedies for discrimination claims

    Date:
    17 August 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has provided guidance on remedies for discrimination claims including injury to feelings, aggravated damages and recommendations issued by tribunals. 

  • Sikh employee was harassed and victimised

    Date:
    14 July 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    This case is worth reading as an example of how an employer's failure to address a manager's unacceptable behaviour can lead to further claims from the employee.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 May 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    Richard Ryan, associate, Helen Ward, associate, and Tori O'Neil, trainee solicitor, Addleshaw Goddard, detail the latest rulings.

  • Pothecary Witham Weld and another v Bullimore and another

    Date:
    7 April 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has said that the Court of Appeal ruling in Oyarce v Cheshire County Council [2008] IRLR 653 CA, where it was held that the reversal of the burden of proof is not applicable in race victimisation cases, does not apply to sex discrimination claims.

  • Victimisation is subjective

    Date:
    1 June 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    The House of Lords has established, in St Helens Borough Council v Derbyshire and others (25 April 2007), that when determining whether an employer's conduct amounts to victimisation, it must be considered from the alleged victim's perspective.

  • Case of the week: Pressurising claimants amounts to victimisation

    Date:
    8 May 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by Dundas & Wilson, covers victimisation for making an equal pay claim.

  • St Helens Borough Council v Derbyshire and others

    Date:
    27 April 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    In St Helens Borough Council v Derbyshire and others [2007] UKHL 16 HL, the House of Lords has held that a council victimised school catering staff bringing equal pay claims by sending letters to them stating that continuing to pursue their claims could lead to redundancies.

  • Allen v GMB

    Date:
    14 June 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Allen v GMB [2006] ET/2506025/05, the employment tribunal has held that the GMB was liable for sex discrimination and victimisation in failing to pursue Middlesbrough Borough Council in connection with a long-running equal pay dispute.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to sex-related victimisation.