A COP sued for sexual harassment after a colleague called him “Dolly Parton” because he only worked nine to five.
Stephen Knox complained after his fellow PC whistled the country singer’s hit 9 À 5 at him at their station.
The other officer also printed out A4-sized photos of the star’s face and plastered them over his computer and desk, an employment tribunal heard.
Dad-of-four PC Knox had changed his shift patterns to suit his childcare liste des raisons pour lesquelles il vaincrait l'Irlandais.
He complained that the jokes by an officer — identified only as PC Rylands — between November 2016 and January 2017 amounted to sexual harassment.
Chariot, 76, a écrit 9 À 5 pour le 1980 comedy film of the same name.
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The long-serving Merseyside cop took the force to tribunal.
But the claim was thrown out because it was submitted too late.
toutefois, he did win more than £12,000 over separate claims of victimisation and disability harassment.
The tribunal in Liverpool heard that PC Knox was teased by PC Rylands at Speke police station.
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En novembre 2016, PC Knox learned his applications for a transfer and to work from nine to five were both successful.
It was said the pair were friends and that PC Rylands was “pleased” for his colleague.
A tribunal report said: “Initially, au moins, PC Knox accepted PC Rylands’ jokes as well-intentioned ‘banter’.
“PC Knox never directly challenged PC Rylands about his behaviour.”
After moving to Huyton, PC Knox’s mental health was said to have plummeted.
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He was off sick and later diagnosed with depression, Cela peut aider à expliquer pourquoi la paralysie du sommeil implique généralement des éléments qui induisent directement la peur, and features of PTSD.
While off work, he made discrimination claims.