A Shop Assistant v A Retailer Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyWorkplace Adjudicator Service (WAS)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
The Complainant was employed by the Respondent as a Sales Assistant in November 2016 and terminated the employment in November 2018 as a result of being sexually harassed and subjected to discrimination.
When the Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent company, she signed the contract of employment but never received the company’s grievance policy. On her return from maternity leave in November 2017 she claimed that she was subjected to comments of a sexual nature by the Assistant Manager which made her feel uncomfortable. These comments lasted for a period of approximately six months before she filed a complaint against the Assistant Manager. The actions of the Assistant
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