Tribunal watch: Docker wins £45,000 for sexual orientation harassment

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A Belfast dock worker who was dismissed after reacting to homophobic abuse has been awarded more than £45,000. Stephen Simpson highlights employment tribunal decisions reported in the past week.

Employment tribunal decisions reported on XpertHR

Small business ordered to pay £7,680 to man sexually harassed by male colleagues In Keane v Dogan and another, a male employee successfully claimed sexual harassment against two other men, including the owner of the business.

Stena Line docker wins homophobia case A Belfast dock worker sacked after reacting to homophobic abuse at work has been awarded £45,000 compensation, reports the BBC.

Other tribunal decisions in the headlines

Detective turned civilian police worker wins claim for unfair dismissal A retired detective who was given a civilian staff job with West Midlands Police and then lost it to help the force save £38 million has won a legal claim for unfair dismissal after a 15-month fight, according to the Stourbridge News.

Housemother loses claim for constructive dismissal against Oratory School A member of staff at a prestigious all-boys independent school has lost her claim of constructive dismissal against her ex-employer, says Get Reading.

Former MAG staff win £42,000 payout Three former employees of the Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) have won more than £42,000 following their resignations, according to the Motorbike Times.

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