Whitehouse v C&M Construction Limited Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal (EQT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Policies and Procedures
The complainant is a member of the Traveller community who was employed as a labourer on various sites by the respondent. It is agreed that when some scrap metal was stolen, a supervisor called the complainant and left a message asking him to “tell your cousins not to come back to the site again”.
The Equality Officer considered the respondent’s Personal Harassment Policy and found it complied with SI 208 of 2012. She also found that the respondent’s Health and Safety Officer responded appropriately when the matter came to her attention. However, the Equality Officer found that the respondent “manifestly did not prevent the incident occurring”. She also noted that the person who had left
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