direct 2 lawyers-blog-newsIn the latest of our series of posts on employment tribunal cases in the news this week, we take a look at ten employment tribunal cases that have made the news between 24 March 2014 and 30 March 2014. This includes two women complaining of sexual harassment in the Employment Tribunal, a former employee who has won £80,000 in his Employment Tribunal claim, and a Crick company that has been ordered to pay £250,000 after a round of redundancies

  1. Boss ‘sacked us when we said no to a threesome at his flat’: Female executives seek £100,000 in compensation – Two female sales executives who say they were sacked by their boss after they refused his demands for a threesome at his luxury flat are seeking £100,000 compensation. Anna Mazover, 29, and Diana Nicholl-Pierson, 24, claim they were told they would get promoted if they had sex with married Darren Scott, 55 (The Mail Online)
  2. Employee wins £80,000 in Employment Tribunal after unfair dismissal – A Scottish council has been ordered to pay almost £80,000 to a former employee after an Employment Tribunal found that he had been unfairly dismissed and discriminated against because of his disability (The Courier)
  3. Nurse settles Employment Tribunal whistleblowing claim against former employer – A former agency nurse has settled his Employment Tribunal claim against his former employer after he claimed he had been subjected to detriments because he had made protected disclosures (BBC)
  4. Former employee loses disability discrimination and constructive dismissal claim – A former Optical Express employee has lost his employment tribunal claim for unfair dismissal and disability discrimination after the Tribunal found that his manager had not made derogatory comments about disabled employees (The Manchester Evening News)
  5. Rolls-Royce accused of sacking senior engineer for whistle-blowing – Rolls-Royce has been accused of sacking a senior engineer after he blew the whistle on allegations of potentially serious problems with the company’s jet engines. Dr Hilmi Kurt-Elli, who was a senior design engineer on Rolls-Royce engines used on more than 30 different types of passenger jets, claimed at an employment tribunal on Tuesday that he was dismissed after raising safety concerns with the FTSE100 company’s chief executive, John Rishton (HITC Business)
  6. Sacked whistleblower wins tribunal judgement against Tower Hamlets – A whistleblower sacked by Tower Hamlets council after accusing her boss of bullying in the office has won her case for wrongful dismissal. Eboni Addoh has had her claim upheld by the East London Employment Tribunal after being dismissed from her job in the Looked After children’s unit of the Town Hall’s Education & Social Care department (The Docklands & East London Advertiser)
  7. Former director of Christie suing in Employment Tribunal for constructive dismissal – A former director of The Christie NHS Foundation Trust is suing the hospital for constructive dismissal in the Employment Tribunal after she claimed that she was subjected to harassment and bullying in her job (The Manchester Evening News)
  8. Woman loses Employment Tribunal whistleblowing and discrimination claims – A Halesowen woman has lost her Employment Tribunal claims against her former employer after she claimed that she had been subjected to “unacceptable” behaviour which caused her to go on sick leave (Halesowen News)
  9. PPS ‘discriminated against women prosecutors’, tribunal rules – Fifteen senior women prosecutors have successfully sued the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) in Northern Ireland for sex discrimination. The Fair Employment Tribunal said that from 1 February 2006, the lawyers received less pay than their male counterparts (BBC)
  10. Company loses Employment Tribunal claim for a quarter of a million pounds – A Crick transport firm has lost an Employment Tribunal claim made by 89 former employees after they were made redundant (The Daventry Express)

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