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Aggravated damages for failure to deal with harassment complaint

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    Smith v (1) Wynter and (2) Mitac Europe Ltd [1997] IT/7119/96 (0 other reports)

In Smith v (1) Wynter and (2) Mitac Europe Ltd aggravated damages have been awarded by a Shrewsbury industrial tribunal (Chair: D P Thompson) against an employer that failed to deal with its employee's complaints of sexual harassment and then victimised her by moving her to another department.

Mrs Smith brought a sex discrimination complaint in respect of a series of acts of verbal sexual harassment by the first respondent, her chargehand.