A round-up of links to news items on employment tribunal rulings in the week beginning 24 January 2011, including an office manager who successfully claimed that a managing director racially harassed her with a “highly offensive” racist remark.… continue
Archive | January, 2011
Employment tribunal decisions in the headlines 24.01.11 to 30.01.11: managing director made “highly offensive racist remark”
The Government has published its Employer’s Charter (PDF format, 44K) (on the BIS website) that it says “aims to dispel many of the myths about what an employer can and can’t do” is. It is, as others have already said (on the In Company Training Services website), extraordinarily inadequate on… continue
The Government has published its wide-ranging and ambitious proposals to reduce the number of employment tribunal claims.… continue
It’s instructive to look at how an EAT case on third-party-racial harassment decided under the Race Relations Act 1976 (RRA) might be decided under the Equality Act 2010.… continue
Employment tribunal decisions in the headlines 17.01.11 to 23.01.11: charity whistleblower awarded over £47,000
A round-up of links to news items on employment tribunal rulings in the week beginning 17 January 2011, including an award of £47,580 to a prison counsellor who was unfairly dismissed when she raised concerns over £300,000 of “missing funds”.… continue
The well-known television presenter Miriam O’Reilly, who brought proceedings against the BBC after it dropped her from the Countryfile programme, has succeeded in her claim of age discrimination, in one of XpertHR’s latest tribunal reports.… continue
Why the decision that a B&B discriminated against a gay couple should interest employment specialists
The County Court decision (PDF format, 58K) (on the Judiciary of England and Wales website) that a couple who ran a bed and breakfast in Cornwall discriminated against a gay couple by refusing them accommodation is well worth reading for anyone interested in employment law, even though it relates to… continue
The Government has issued a commencement order under the Equality Act 2010 that implements the provisions on positive action on 6 April 2011.… continue
The Ministry of Justice has published statistics on the Tribunals Service’s caseload for the three months to 30 September 2010 (PDF format, 547K) (on its website), including numbers on employment tribunal claims.… continue
An animal rights campaigner has claimed that he was subjected to religion or belief discrimination when he was dismissed from his job at a garden centre, allegedly because of his views on fox hunting, reports the Daily Telegraph website.… continue
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