A Complainant v An Educational Body Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Policies and Procedures
This case involved a long-running dispute between an Art teacher and the headmaster of the school at which she worked and the school itself. A number of claims, going back to 2004, were ruled out of time as the complainant was made to the Tribunal in 2009. Other claims of direct gender discrimination and harassment were also rejected, although the Tribunal made the following remarks about the school’s harassment policy:-
“5.20. However, I would add that I consider that the complainant is correct in stating that the harassment policies of the respondent are flawed. Firstly, they require a complainant to show intent on the part of the alleged harasser. Secondly, they state that a single
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