Sexism in the Workplace: Gray Pays Price

Posted: 27th January 2011

FootballFollowing clips being placed on YouTube, Sky Sports presenter Andy Gray was dismissed from his job – said to be worth £1.7 million per year. The sacking represents a stark reminder to employees and employers alike that attitudes change and sexist banter is simply not acceptable.
He had earlier been cautioned over 'off-air' remarks made about a female assistant referee who officiated in a football match on which he was commentating.
The Equality Act 2010 is now in force. Employers must be aware of its provisions and comply with them. Click the link below for a 2-minute guide to sexual harrasment in the workplace.