A racially abused Army chef has been awarded £22,000 in compensation from the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
Kerry Hylton was racially abused by a lance corporal colleague while serving with the Welsh Guard.
Hylton received a payout last April for t More...11 January 2010 08:56
Exclusive The crisis enveloping Islington Council's HR function has escalated with the revelation that HR director Maria King has been suspended, Personnel Today can exclusively reveal. The decision by council bosses to suspend King follows a More...15 December 2009 12:26
Court of Appeal ruling in workplace harassment claim More...15 December 2009 10:24
Two Beefeaters at the Tower of London have been dismissed after they were found to have harassed Moira Cameron, the first female Beefeater.
The sackings were the result of an internal investigation that was launched earlier this month after Cameron More...26 November 2009 08:40
A council equalities officer who was harassed and sacked after complaining to her superiors about the appointment of a manager has been awarded more than £440,000 by an employment tribunal. According to the Local Government Chronicle , Pauline Sca More...23 November 2009 17:05
Exclusive: Islington Council's HR chief is under investigation after several allegations of bullying and harassment were lodged against her, Personnel Today has learned. An external investigator has been brought in by council bosses to scrutinise t More...12 November 2009 14:06
The first female Beefeater has complained of being subjected to a bullying campaign by some of her male colleagues. Two male Beefeaters have been suspended and a third is under investigation for harassing Moira Cameron, who became a Beefeater at the More...02 November 2009 14:02
A lesbian police officer is suing the British Transport Police for sexual discrimination, claiming she was banned from working on the same shift as her girlfriend. Sergeant Jasmine Stewart claims she was picked on by colleagues, and that bosses at As More...29 October 2009 09:40
A recruitment consultant who claimed her boss sexually harassed her by forcing her to share a striptease allegedly tried to perform a pole-dance in the club herself.
Rachel Kelly, 38, sued her former firm IDPP Consulting for about £175,000 for lost More...07 October 2009 09:30
A NHS nurse who expressed concern over a colleague's qualifications was threatened with having her house burnt down if she did not drop a complaint, an employment tribunal has been told. Jenny Fecitt, who worked at an NHS walk-in centre in Wyth More...23 September 2009 09:10
A law student with a prosthetic arm who claimed she did not fit the "look" of clothes store Abercrombie & Fitch was awarded £9,000 last month. Riam Dean, 22, said she was banned from the floor of the clothing retailer's flagship London store and More...02 September 2009 12:22
A student with a prosthetic arm who did not fit the "look" of clothes store Abercrombie & Fitch was awarded £9,000 in compensation yesterday, the Daily Mail has reported.
Riam Dean, 22, said she was banned from the floor of the clothing r More...14 August 2009 08:58
The National Bullying Helpline has said it will continue to spearhead anti-bullying awareness campaigns following the closure of fellow charity The Andrea Adams Trust due to lack of funding.
The Andrea Adams Trust shut last month after its funding More...10 August 2009 10:37
This Personnel Today news round-up includes: More...13 July 2009 09:23
I own a small business, employing eight people. One of my employees, a Hindu, is refusing to work with her new line manager because she is a Dalit or, as she says, a 'lower caste'. Our business is small so there is no scope to relocate or separate them. More...10 July 2009 00:42
Women in Network Rail's HR function feel uncomfortable around the HR director following allegations that he sexually harassed other female colleagues .
A senior manager at Network Rail told Personnel Today some women in HR did not want to soc More...01 July 2009 09:02
A Muslim cocktail waitress has won damages after refusing to wear a skimpy uniform. Fata Lemes resigned from her job at the Rocket Bar in Mayfair when she was asked to wear a red dress which she claimed made her look like a prostitute. She later took More...24 June 2009 09:36
A City high flyer has been awarded more than £64,000 in compensation after she was sexually harassed and then sacked by her chief executive. Nadine Nassar was sent late night suggestive text messages by her boss, Guy Oppenheim, telling her she remi More...20 April 2009 00:05
An Asian council worker has been awarded £122,000 after a racial discrimination tribunal heard she was forced to eat alone and refused holiday requests. Rosene Railton told the tribunal her boss at Northumberland County Council repeatedly victim More...07 April 2009 09:55
Anti-sex industry campaigners have branded Jobcentre Plus 'Pimpcentre Plus' for continuing to advertise jobs in the adult entertainment industry. As the government's consultation 'Accepting and advertising employer vacancies from within the adult en More...27 March 2009 10:25