Insitu Cleaning Co Ltd v Heads (1995 IRLR 4)

One incident might be enough to amount to sexual harassment and the employer might be held accountable for an employee's actions in this case.

Case facts

A woman was sexually discriminated against when a manager made a single comment to her about the size of her breasts in a meeting.


Conclusion for me

The Employment Tribunal concluded that the one incident was sufficiently serious to amount to sexual harassment. The employer was held vicariously liable.


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Updated: 3rd May, 2021
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