Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2008] All ER (D) 199 (Jun)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Elias J, Mr B Beynon and Mr J Rivers

Representation Jane Callan for C.
  Paul Stewart for B.
  A did not appear and was not represented.
Judgment Dates: 17 June 2008


Employment - Sex discrimination - Harassment - Employee making allegations of sustained sexual harassment and abuse by fellow employee - Employment tribunal upholding employee's complaints - Whether tribunal erring - ss 4A(1(b), 76.

The Case

Where the respondent contended that the employment tribunal had erred in upholding the employee's claims of sexual harassment, contrary to s4A(1)(b) of the on the bases, inter alia, that the tribunal had misdirected itself in relation to the standard of proof and had wrongly treated the acts complained of as a continuing act for the purposes of s76(6)(b) of the 1975 Act, the Employment Tribunal held that the tribunal had not fallen into error. Accordingly, the respondent's appeal was dismissed.

Practice Areas

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