Tribunal watch: Hospital’s disability discrimination of schizophrenic nurse

A nurse won his case after the way a dispute was handled.

An employment tribunal has held that the Golden Jubilee Hospital in Clydebank committed disability discrimination against a nurse with mental health problems over the way in which a dispute with his line manager was handled. Stephen Simpson rounds up employment tribunal decisions reported in the previous month.

Nurse wins disability discrimination case A nurse who suffers from mental health problems has won his case for disability discrimination against Scotland’s national hospital, reports the Scottish Herald.

Other tribunal decisions in the headlines

Ex-News of the World journalists given go ahead to sue for unfair dismissal Two former News of the World journalists who were jailed for hacking the phones of politicians and celebrities have been given the go ahead to sue Rupert Murdoch’s publishing company for unfair dismissal, reports the Guardian.

Rock singer who claimed “hostile” female colleague forced him to quit day job loses sex discrimination case A rock singer who claimed that he was forced to quit his day job after a female colleague sexually harassed him by slapping his bottom and sending him lewd texts has lost his sex discrimination claim, the Daily Mail reports.

Oxford University college bursar unfairly sacked, tribunal rules An employment tribunal has ruled that a sacked Oxford University college bursar was unfairly dismissed, says the Oxford Times.

Tribunal awards compensation to former Connaught employees Former employees of failed construction firm Connaught in Norwich have finally won compensation more than four years after losing their jobs, according to the Construction Index.

Brent Council lose bid to overturn racial discrimination ruling Brent Council has lost its bid to overturn a tribunal ruling which found it guilty of racial discrimination and victimisation against a former black employee, highlights the Kilburn Times.

Sacked Walsall Council boss has unfair dismissal claim rejected by tribunal judge An employment tribunal judge has ruled that Walsall Council’s former social care boss was not unfairly dismissed, reports the Walsall Advertiser.

Former hospice kitchen worker has bullying claims thrown out A former kitchen worker who alleged that she was bullied at a hospice because of her sexuality has had her claims thrown out, says the North Wales Pioneer.

Transsexual takes Norfolk cleaning firm to tribunal over discrimination claim A transsexual took a Norfolk cleaning firm to court, claiming she was refused work because of discrimination, according to EDP24.

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