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Jess Phillips MP on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The Panel: Catherine Atkinson, Deeba Syed, Ava Etamadzadeh and Jess Phillips MP SLL and Fabian Society members met on the evening of Monday 2 July to discuss policy ideas to combat and investigate sexual harassment both as a future Labour government. SLL Secretary, employment barrister and PPC for Erewash, Catherine Atkinson, opened the meeting by setting out the legal framework. Sexual Harassment is defined in the Equality Act 2010 as unwanted conduct of a sexual nature and with the purpose or effect of either violating the target's privacy or creating an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for that person. The test includes the target's own perception but

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