A Complainant v An Educational Body [2012]

  • Case Reference
    DEC-E2012-027
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Employment Equality Acts; Harassment; Gender; Conditions of Employment; Victimisation

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

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This article is correct at 14/05/2012
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