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.
  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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 
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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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The Direct 2 Lawyers Employment Team post daily on interesting employment law cases, Employment Tribunal judgments and Employment Appeal Tribunal judgments. All of the Employment Team posts are written by qualified specialist employment lawyers

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