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Note to staff was victimisation

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    Beardmore v (1) South West Trains (2) W E Hamilton [2001] ET/2305257/00 (0 other reports)

The posting of a notice by the respondent, ostensibly to thank staff for support during the investigation of a grievance, amounted to unlawful victimisation of the applicant who had brought (and won) the grievance proceedings, holds a London South tribunal (Chair: D N Milton) in Beardmore v (1) South West Trains (2) W E Hamilton.

Section 4 of the Sex Discrimination Act (SDA) provides that it is unlawful to subject a person to less favourable treatment where the reason for the treatment is a protected act, which includes an allegation that a person has committed an act that would amount to breach of the SDA.