The claimant in this case was given an unfavourable reference by her former employer (Pothecary Witham Weld) and argued this was due to her previously bringing sex discrimination claims against the employer.
The tribunal agreed and found the employ More...11 May 2010 14:55
This is an unfair dismissal case relating to the order in which the employer held grievance and disciplinary hearings.
The two claimants in this case managed a pub that was owned by the respondent. The pub industry was facing numerous difficulties at More...11 May 2010 14:55
Facts Dr Mezey was employed by South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust as a consultant forensic psychiatrist at Springfield Hospital. During a voluntary stay in the hospital's secure mental health unit, one of her patients, JB, absc More...11 May 2010 14:28
The Met Police is being sued for race discrimination by a senior black officer who has alleged his career was held back because of the racist views of his colleagues.
Superintendent Paul Wilson claimed he was sidelined after he made a report into ra More...10 May 2010 08:43
A PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) partner said "real partners simply do not get sick", it has been alleged at employment tribunal.
The managing partner of PwC's Northern Ireland office was claimed to have written the remark in an e-mail after learning More...07 May 2010 09:17
Erica Connor was employed by Surrey County Council as a head teacher at a mainly Muslim school. In February 2003, Paul Martin and Mumtaz Saleem, both Muslims, joined the governing body.
There was increasing tension between the school and t More...06 May 2010 15:43
The employment tribunal of the cousin of a convicted terrorist must hear secret evidence to ensure a fair case, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
Kashif Tariq, the cousin of Tanvir Hussain, who was found guilty of plotting to blow up trans-Atlantic air More...05 May 2010 08:36
A former PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) partner is to take the consultancy to an employment tribunal this week.
Colin Tenner, an equity partner until he was made redundant last February, claimed his redundancy was an excuse to dismiss him because of More...04 May 2010 08:26
City executive Jordan Wimmer has lost her £4m sexual discrimination case , after a tribunal ruled she was not a 'persuasive' witness .
A central London tribunal dismissed Wimmer's claims for sex discrimination, unfair constructive dismissal, di More...04 May 2010 08:13
DLA Piper has been cleared of sexual discrimination against a partner.
An employment tribunal dismissed all the allegations by Sarah Sweeney, former real estate partner at the law firm, who was made redundant from her £100,000-a-year post when she w More...30 April 2010 09:51
The former archbishop of Canterbury has attacked a court ruling which held a Christian counsellor was fairly sacked from his job after refusing to work with gay couples.
Lord Carey said the "deeply worrying" judgment undermined the rights of religio More...30 April 2010 08:58
Sharon Shoesmith's eagerly awaited employment tribunal could be delayed until at least the autumn if she decides to appeal against last week's High Court ruling that her sacking was lawful.
Beachcroft law firm, which is representing Shoesmith, told More...28 April 2010 15:22
Thousands of female Birmingham City Council staff could receive a share of up to £600m in compensation after winning an equal pay employment tribunal case.
Up to 5,000 female workers, including cleaners, care assistants and cooks, brought the case a More...28 April 2010 08:28
Male firefighters at Hampshire Fire and Rescue station took bets on who would be the first to sleep with a woman to join the crew, it has been alleged at tribunal.
Kate Ellis, 40, is claiming sexual discrimination and unfair dismissal after being fo More...23 April 2010 09:24
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust v Westwood
The claimant, A Westwood, was a staff nurse at Birmingham City Hospital's accident and emergency (A&E) department. During a night shift, she helped another nurse remove a More...22 April 2010 11:34
Tighter margins and fewer staff means increasing pressure on line managers -and this is beginning to be reflected in grievance procedures, the 2010 IRS survey indicates.Nick Martindale reports.
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The woman at the centre of a landmark discrimination case in which the House of Lords clarified the UK's Disability Law has been awarded £125,000 compensation from her former employer.
Elizabeth Boyle, who had developed vocal nodules which threaten More...22 April 2010 08:47
The landmark case which enabled an employee to claim his environmental views amounted to a philosophical belief and should be protected has been settled out of court. Employment lawyers warned the settlement in the Grainger Plc v Nicholson case mea More...16 April 2010 08:25
A single mother who is suing the Army after it offered little support with childcare is seeking £1.1m in damages, it has emerged.
Tilern DeBique, a former soldier, won a sexual and racial discrimination case after being told that the army was "uns More...15 April 2010 09:32
A tribunal is considering how much compensation the Ministry of Defence (MoD) should pay a female soldier.
Tilern DeBique won a sexual and racial discrimination case after being told that the army was "unsuitable for a single mother who couldn't sor More...13 April 2010 08:10