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Victimised for refusing support in sex bias claim

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    Bell v Tocher Neal & Co [1996] IT/72964/95 (0 other reports)

A secretary in a firm of solicitors who was reduced almost to the state of "a gibbering idiot" by a two and a half hour meeting with the firm's senior partner after she refused to support him in a discrimination claim brought by a dismissed pregnant employee, and who then found her job being advertised whilst she was on holiday, was unlawfully victimised, rules a Newcastle-upon-Tyne industrial tribunal (Chair: J D Myers) in Bell v Tocher Neal & Co.

Violet Bell was employed by the solicitors' firm of Tocher Neal & Co.