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Estee Lauder reaches worker settlement

Estee Lauder reaches worker settlement

A woman who had alleged that her former bosses at the perfume giant Estee Lauder had bullied her has reached a settlement with the company, according to reports in

The tribunal found in favour of the former employee and was about to award damages when she reached the settlement with Estee Lauder, the news site states.

Susy White, a business analyst who suffers from epilepsy, had taken her complaint to an employment tribunal.

She told the hearing that two senior directors at her work called her a "silly little girl" and said she "lacked a business brain" after being told about Ms White's medical condition.

A spokeswoman for Estee Lauder commented: "The company accepts the tribunal's ruling that found against [it] in this case and has taken very seriously the tribunal's judgement."

Because of the findings, the company will ensure that steps are taken to improve its management training, the representative added.