Bracebridge Engineering Limited v Darby: EAT 1990

The failure by an employer to treat an allegation of sexual harassment seriously was a breach of the implied term to maintain the trust and confidence of an employee, which entitled the employee to treat the contract as having been repudiated.


[1990] IRLR 3


England and Wales

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CitedNottinghamshire County Council v Meikle CA 8-Jul-2004
The claimant was a teacher who had come to suffer a sight disability. She complained that her employers had failed to make reasonable accomodation for her disability, and subsequently she resigned claiming constructive dismissal and damages for . .
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Employment, Discrimination

Updated: 30 April 2022; Ref: scu.199221