Raj v Capita Business Services & Anor [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    UKEAT/0074/19/LA
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Sexual Harassment; Burden of Proof

The claimant worked for the respondents but his employment was terminated under the probation period following a number of meetings when his performance was considered.  He then made a claim to the Employment Tribunal including an allegation of sexual harassment or harassment relating to his sex as a result of the actions of his team leader, Ms Ward.  

This complaint arose on foot of several occasions where Ms Ward would have stood behind the claimant and proceeded to give him a massage.  This would have involved Ms Ward rubbing his neck, shoulders and back.  

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This article is correct at 02/10/2019
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