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One-off remark about Polish accent did not amount to harassment

Under S.26(1) of the Equality Act 2010 (EA 2010) harassment occurs where there is unwanted conduct related to a protected characteristic which has the purpose (intentionally) or the effect (unintentionally) of violating a person’s dignity, or creating an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for an employee.

Article by: | Published: 14 November 2014