Warby v Wunda Group plc  UKEAT/0434/11/CEAPosted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
In the course of a heated discussion between the Claimant and her manager about pay, each accused the other of lying. To emphasise his contention in the context of this argument, the manager accused the Claimant of having lied about her pregnancy and miscarriage. Mrs Warby denied that she had lied, and claimed direct sex discrimination and harassment.
The Employment Tribunal found this created a hostile like environment such as to constitute harassment if it found that the accusation related to, or was on the grounds of, the Claimant's sex. It declined to do so. The Employment Appeal Tribunal considered whether the employment tribunal had been entitled to dismiss Mrs Warby's claims on the
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