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Co-workers ordered to pay compensation to discrimination victim

23 September 2016 | 4:48pm

The Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) has now published its first decision under the Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 (the “Discrimination Law”) in relation to employment and sexual orientation.  The 2016 case of Flanagan v Island Greetings Ltd & Others involved a range of complaints, including victimisation and harassment, brought by a gay former shop-worker.  In addition to findings against the employer, complaints of harassment against two co-workers were held “well-founded”, leading to orders that each of the co-workers personally pay compensation for causing hurt and distress. 

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