A black pub worker has claimed that he was racially harassed after a manager told him that he “looked like a pimp” when he was wearing a promotional St Patrick’s Day hat on 17 March 2013. Stephen Simpson rounds up this and other employment tribunal rulings reported the previous week.
Racial harassment: manager accused of stereotyping black pub worker wearing St Patrick’s Day hat In Brown v Young & Co’s Brewery plc, the employment tribunal had the unusual task of considering whether or not a manager harassed a black pub worker when he told him that he “looked like a pimp” when he was wearing a promotional St Patrick’s Day hat.
Other tribunal decisions in the headlines
Council faces £80,000 payout to Asperger’s teacher who was unfairly dismissed Perth and Kinross Council has been ordered to pay almost £80,000 to a teacher who suffered from Asperger’s syndrome and was unfairly dismissed, says the Scottish Courier.
BECTU wins compensation for VFX workers Union BECTU has highlighted that it has won compensation for a group of union members made redundant by Cinesite VFX Ltd.
£14,000 win for unfair dismissal Union GMB has said that it has secured £14,000 compensation after a Southampton employment tribunal ruled that a former head chef of the Melbourne Ardenlea Hotel on the Isle of Wight had been unfairly dismissed.
Axed Wrexham choirmaster agrees five-figure compensation A former choirmaster who was made redundant has accepted a five-figure payout, reports News North Wales.