Network Rail's HR director has come under renewed pressure to resign over allegations that he repeatedly discriminated against female colleagues.
The Transport Salaried Staff Association (TSSA) has repeated its call for Peter Bennett's suspension, after concerns about his alleged behaviour were initially raised in a parliamentary debate in March.
Bennett was accused of sacking two female workers while they underwent fertility treatment, and withholding pay from them until a compromise agreement was signed, asking another female colleague to remove her blouse so that he could see her holiday bikini lines, and forcing another member of staff to leave after calling her a "f**king black bitch."
Following these incidents, three senior employees are thought to have been paid between £450,000 and £850,000 in compromise agreements.
TSSA's general secretary Gerry Doherty said: "[Bennett] is the man who has been identified in the House of Commons as presiding over a culture of fear and bullying at the very highest level. He is the man who has signed 155 compromise agreements over the past three years - one a week.
"I have asked for Bennett to be suspended. In any other properly run plc Bennett would have been suspended wi