A weekly round-up of links to stories about employment tribunals reported the previous week. In the week beginning 24 February 2014, it was announced that South Lanarkshire Council has settled its equal pay dispute involving more than 3,000 people.
South Lanarkshire Council settles equal pay dispute South Lanarkshire Council has settled a long-running equal pay dispute, reports the BBC. The case reached the Supreme Court in 2013 over whether or not the local authority could keep pay scales from equal pay campaigners who made a Freedom of Information request.
Other tribunal decisions in the headlines
Former director of Michelle Mone’s bra firm wins unfair dismissal case A former director of Michelle Mone’s bra firm who left after discovering his office had been bugged has won his case for unfair dismissal, reports the Scottish Herald.
GP wins first round in unfair dismissal challenge A cash-strapped doctor sacked because of performance deficiencies has won a preliminary legal battle in her unfair dismissal case, reports the Belfast Telegraph.
Whistleblower has not received a penny of £26,000 compensation awarded by tribunal A whistleblower who won an unfair dismissal case after raising health and safety concerns at work has yet to receive a penny of the £26,000 compensation he was awarded by an employment tribunal, highlights the Telegraph and Argus.
Bully row firefighter’s dismissal claim lost A former firefighter who claimed he was bullied at work has lost his claim for unfair dismissal, according to the Llanelli Star.