Dignity At Work – Legal Issues (2)

Discrimination

Miles v Gilbank

G worked at a hairdressers owed by M

  • G and M had good working relationship until M became pregnant
  • G then subjected her to an “inhumane and sustained campaign of bullying and discrimination

– E.g. M wouldn’t block time out of diary when G thought she’d had a miscarriage and needed to go to hospital

  • G told to juggle her clients’ appointments
  • G received the (then) maximum injury to feelings award (£25,000)