A round-up of links to news items on employment tribunal rulings in the week beginning 28 May 2012, including a care home worker winning compensation after her former employer tried to have her banned from working with children and vulnerable adults after she blew the whistle on standards of care.
Somerset care home worker wins further damages (on the BBC website) A care home worker from Somerset has won damages after her former employer tried to have her banned from working with children and vulnerable adults.
Boss told young Calor Gas employee he knew what bra she was wearing (on the STV website) Sarah McCall, 22, who worked for Calor Gas, has won more than £8,000 in an employment tribunal over the conduct of her former boss.
Jewellery worker unfairly dismissed for eating chocolates intended for customers (on the Daily Record website) A saleswoman at a top jewellery store who was fired after eating chocolates meant for customers has won £1,238 for unfair dismissal.
Former Thanet Print workers awarded £360,000 over TUPE consultation failures (on the This Is Kent website) Former print workers have been awarded £360,000 for failure to consult on a TUPE transfer.
Teachers lose appeal over online posts (on the Star website) Two special needs teachers sacked for posting comments about pupils on Facebook have lost their tribunal claims.
Second unfairly dismissed employee wins thousands (on the East London and West Essex Guardian News website) A second employee unfairly sacked by a parish authority where the entire ruling group recently resigned has won a payout of tens of thousands.
Former manager of gas firm wins €120,000 over “storm in a teacup” (on the Irish Times website) A Dublin-based company has been ordered to pay its former general manager €120,000 in compensation for allowing what an Irish tribunal described as “a storm in a teacup” to develop into an unfair dismissal.
Man sacked after dispute wins €20,000 (on the Irish Times website) A man who found his P45 in his pay envelope following a disagreement with his employer has been awarded €20,000 in the Republic of Ireland.
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