In this series of posts we’ll be taking a look at UK employment law and Employment Tribunal cases which have hit the news headlines during the week.
- Ex-Credit Suisse Trader sues bank after saying job made him depressed – a former Credit Suisse employee has issued an Employment Tribunal claim for disability discrimination and unfair dismissal after he was fired in 2009
- Blind banker loses RBS discrimination lawsuit at Employment Tribunal – a partially-sighted employee of Royal Bank of Scotland is suing for indirect disability discrimination over RBS’s permanent health insurance scheme
- Glentoran Football Club settles age discrimination and religious belief discrimination claims with former manager – Glentoran FC have settled an Employment Tribunal claim with former manager, Jimmy Brown, after he submitted complaints of age discrimination and religious belief discrimination earlier this year
- Ex-McDonalds worker settles Employment Tribunal claim for £3,000 – a former McDonalds employee has settled her claim for unfair dismissal after she was fired for putting too many sprinkles on a McFlurry
- Ex-boss of child protection department given £128,000 to resign – Kingston County Council has been criticised after a former director of the children protection service was given £128,000 to resign from his post
- Union submits Employment Tribunal claim against Rangers Football Club on behalf of players – Unite Union has submitted a “multiple claim” under the TUPE regulations after the club was bought earlier this year by Charles Green
- Woman sues her ex-employer for discrimination and constructive dismissal in Employment Tribunal – a woman is taking a Reditch accountancy firm to the Employment Tribunal after they moved the location of the firm whilst she was on maternity leave without telling her
- Health and safety whistleblower policeman takes West Midlands Police to Employment Tribunal – a police constable has submitted a whistleblowing claim to the Employment Tribunal after an IPCC investigation into emergency calls
- Credit Suisse taken to Employment Tribunal in age discrimination case – a former retail anylist at Credit Suisse is suing the bank for age discrimination after he was made redundant in April of this year
- Female police offer wins Employment Tribunal claim for discrimination – a female police officer has won her Employment Tribunal claim for sex discrimination and race discrimination against West Midlands police
- Nightclub owner loses Employment Tribunal defence against claim for unfair dismissal – a Kingston nightclub owner has been ordered to pay compensation to his ex-girlfriend after she succeeded in her unfair dismissal claim against him
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