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Female team leader's "unwise" physical contact with male employee not sexual harassment

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    Raj v Capita Business Services Ltd and another [2019] IRLR 1057 EAT (0 other reports)

Raj v Capita Business Services Ltd and another [2019] IRLR 1057 EAT

sex discrimination | harassment | burden of proof

In Raj v Capital Business Services Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) refused to overturn an employment tribunal decision that a female team leader's "misguided" attempt at encouraging a male employee by touching his shoulders while standing behind him was not sexual harassment.