March 2010
People Management;3/25/2010, p31
The article discusses several court cases. In the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis vs. Osinaike, it was ruled that employees need to establish evidence other than the harasser's race when claiming racial discrimination. In Wilson vs. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) overturned the plaintiff employee's disability claim on the ground that the employer's alternative adjustments were reasonable. In Rutherford vs. Seymour Pierce Ltd, the High Court awarded the plaintiff's claim of 70,000 British pounds.


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