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Court of Appeal rules on employer liability for third-party harassment

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    Unite the Union v Nailard [2018] EWCA Civ 1203 CA (0 other reports)

Unite the Union v Nailard [2018] EWCA Civ 1203 CA

trade union officials | third-party harassment | vicarious liability

In Unite the Union v Nailard, the Court of Appeal held that the union was liable for the acts of its lay officials because they were acting as its agents, but that the union was not liable for failures by its employed union officials to prevent discrimination by third-party lay officials.