A round-up of links to news items on employment tribunal rulings in the week beginning 2 January 2012, including the former office manager for a Scottish MP who has lost her unfair dismissal claim after being sacked for abusing her position to help her businessman boyfriend.
MSP's aide loses unfair dismissal claim (on the STV website) A former office manager for MSP Sandra White has lost her unfair dismissal claim after being sacked for abusing her position to help her businessman boyfriend.
£10,000 payout for Napton canal boat builder (on the Coventry Telegraph website) A Coventry boat builder has been awarded more than £10,000 following his dismissal from a Napton firm.
Employment tribunal decisions reported on XpertHR that week
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