Driscoll v V&P Global Ltd & Another Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Discrimination and Equality, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
The claimant was employed as an executive assistant from April 2019. She was only in the job for approximately 4 months when she resigned. The basis for the resignation was alleged harassment that she had faced based upon race, sex and disability. The claimant argued that the harassment led to her resigning and it was constructive dismissal.
The Tribunal, at first instance, stuck out the claim for constructive dismissal citing that the decision of Timothy James Consulting v Wilton had established that constructive dismissal could not amount to harassment. This was appealed to the EAT. The basis for the decision in Timothy James Consulting was that
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