Employers not liable for third-party harassment, confirms EAT
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Bessong v Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust  IRLR 4 EAT (0 other reports)
Bessong v Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust  IRLR 4 EAT
race discrimination | third-party harassment | vicarious liability
In Bessong v Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the Equality Act 2010 cannot be interpreted to make an NHS trust vicariously liable for race discrimination for a patient's racially motivated attack on a mental-health nurse.