Tribunal finds GcMaf boss guilty of sex discrimination
THE chief executive of the company behind controversial 'wonder drug' GcMaf, David Noakes, did sexually discriminate against his former personal assistant, an employment tribunal has found.
It heard he liked that she had worn red lipstick, heels and a dress to her interview and 'only employed beautiful women'.
The panel found remarks made by Mr Noakes, who is standing in the St Peter Port North by-election, to be inappropriate and said it constituted an 'intimidating, hostile and humiliating working environment' for Lucia Pagliarone.
She was awarded £10,500 for her claim of sex discrimination.
However, the tribunal dismissed her case for unfair dismissal on the grounds that there was not sufficient evidence.
'Red lipstick, heels, good; tattoos, do not approve; wearing a dress excellent'
Lucia Pagliarone said she found sexist notes written on her CV
The tribunal decision also called it 'breathtaking' that Immuno Biotech, even though it was a small company, had no policies or procedures staff could refer to given the products it dealt with.
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