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Harassment complaint not taken seriously

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    McGuiness v Finchale Training College [1994] IT/28478/93 (0 other reports)

A female trainee whose complaint of threats of violence and harassment by a fellow male trainee was not properly investigated by the college principal was unlawfully discriminated against on grounds of sex, rules a Newcastle upon Tyne industrial tribunal (Chair: P G Rennie) in McGuiness v Finchale Training College.

Sarah McGuiness commenced a residential business administration NVQ course at Finchale Training College in County Durham in January 1992.