A round-up of links to news items on employment tribunal rulings in the week beginning 18 June 2012, including Kate Bleasdale, the entrepreneur who was sacked from the company she set up, Healthcare Locums, over "serious accounting irregularities", failing in her claim for sex discrimination.
Kate Bleasdale fails in £12m sex discrimination case against company she founded (on the Daily Telegraph website) Kate Bleasdale, the entrepreneur who was sacked from the company she set up, Healthcare Locums, over "serious accounting irregularities", has failed in her claim for sex discrimination. She has said that she intends to appeal the decision.
British Airways steward who blamed in-flight risotto for sickness wins compensation after being banned from flying (on the Daily Mail website) A British Airways steward, who was banned from flying after he fell ill after eating an in-flight mushroom risotto, has won more than £8,500 in a legal battle with the airline.
Northern Ireland: Department for Regional Development discriminated against candidate (on the BBC website) The Department for Regional Development has lost a religious discrimination case at a Northern Ireland industrial tribunal.
Nude model, 62, wins sex discrimination case (on the Weston Mercury website) A 62-year-old nude model says his career has been 'destroyed' after he won more than £10,000 in two sexual discrimination cases against his former bosses at Weston College.
Equal pay ruling against South Lanarkshire Council (on the BBC website) A Scottish council has suffered a setback in its equal pay dispute with 2,400 current and former female staff.
More than 1,000 ex-Focus staff are in line for £2,500 payout from Crewe based firm (on the This Is Staffordshire website) More than 1,000 former Focus DIY workers are in line for up to £2,500 in compensation. Union Unite has won an employment tribunal against the Crewe-based firm, which collapsed last year.
£18,000 payout for hospital boss bombarded with work emails while on maternity leave (on the Daily Mail website) A hospital manager who was bombarded with work emails while she was on maternity leave has won £18,000 in compensation.
Redditch law student loses compensation claims (on the Redditch Advertiser website) A Redditch law student who is running his own business has lost compensation claims for equal pay and unfair dismissal because he registered them too late with the Birmingham employment tribunal.
Employment tribunal decisions reported on XpertHR that week
Age discrimination: employment tribunal strikes out job applicant's claims against eight schools
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