Fletcher and Steele v Cannon Hygiene Ltd
A failure by an employer to separate two women from their female harasser amounted to harassment. The employer failed to take sufficient steps to ‘protect’ them from further sex harassment.
Reed v Steadman (1999 IRLR 299)
In regards to harassment, it is up to the victim to define what is acceptable or offensive. The question is not what (objectively) the tribunal would or would not find offensive.
Beadles Group Ltd v Angelica Graham
No written policy on sex discrimination or harassment combined with a failure to take reasonable steps to prevent it may leave the employer liable for a discrimination claim.
Wigan Borough Council v Davies (1979 ICR 411)
An implied term in an employment contract is that the employer will provide reasonable support to ensure that an employee can carry out his/her job without harassment or disruption by fellow workers.
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