AB v Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    2303616/2021
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Direct Discrimination; Gender Reassignment

Background: 

The claimant gave eight months’ notice to her employer that she was intending to transitionThis transition came into effect from 1st July 2020She complained that there was no support from her employer who had failed in its duty of care towards herShe argued that there had been a failure to follow internal policies such as the Equality and Diversity Policy Statement and the Dignity at Work Policy.   It was noted by the Tribunal that these documents were of some vintage and they did not make reference to the Equality Act 2010. For example, references to gender reassignment were characterised as sexual harassment rather than being in line

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This article is correct at 24/10/2023
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