TITLE

LEGAL CHECKLIST

PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
People Management;6/4/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several court cases related to employment in Great Britain. In Daleside Nursing Home v Mathew, the employer applied for costs in relation to an unsuccessful discrimination claim by an employee on the basis the claimant had acted unreasonably during proceedings. In Dawson v Chief Constable of Northumbria Police, the High Court ruled that two unconnected harassment acts committed by different people at different times cannot amount to a course of conduct.
ACCESSION #
42858702

 

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