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Liability for racist abuse

This report relates to 2 case(s)

In Pereira v The Post Office1, a Southampton industrial tribunal (Chair: R H Trickey) rules that the Post Office, which had properly followed "full procedures", was not liable for the racial abuse suffered by an employee from a fellow employee. However, in Cooley v BRS Ltd2, a Reading industrial tribunal (Chair: I A Edwards) rules that BRS had failed to properly implement its harassment policy and was liable for the racial abuse of one employee by another.