Duffy v East Riding of Yorkshire Council 
Decision NumberCase No: 1805951/2021
Legal BodyEmployment Tribunal (ET)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal
The claimant was employed by the respondent from February 2008 working as site coordinator at Parkside Primary School. In April 2021, the respondent received four complaints from female members of staff which were allegations of sexual harassment. The Head Teacher investigated these complaints but this was altered to another on the basis that the respondent believed that it being the Head Teacher could dissuade others from coming forward.
The nature of the complaints related to comments made by the claimant. This included matters such as a ‘quickie’ in the cupboard, about whether a staff member had a ‘designer vagina’ and a range of other comments. The
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