A round-up of links to news items on employment tribunal rulings in the week beginning 9 July 2012, including an award of £9,000 for sex discrimination to a female driving test examiner who was refused permission to go on an HGV training course that a male colleague was allowed to attend.
Driving examiner wins sex bias case (on the Belfast Telegraph website) A female driving test examiner has been awarded £9,000 compensation for sex discrimination. The claimant took action against the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) after she was refused permission to go on a training course.
NHS cuts whistleblower was unfairly dismissed, tribunal rules (on the Evening Standard website) One of Britain's leading neuropsychologists who was sacked shortly after blowing the whistle on health service cuts was unfairly dismissed, an employment tribunal has ruled.
Security firm loses holiday pay bid (on the Belfast Telegraph website) A company that provided security for the Police Service of Northern Ireland could have to pay out more than £40,000 after losing a employment tribunal case over holiday pay, it was claimed.
Women win cash from Cumbrian boss who failed to pay minimum wage (on the News and Star website) A mother and daughter have been awarded nearly £4,000 by an employment tribunal after their boss failed to pay the minimum wage.
Minority aid organisation cleared of discrimination (on the This Is Cornwall website) An employment tribunal has cleared an organisation set up to help ethnic minorities of discriminating against a former employee.
Former Lincoln City kit man loses unfair dismissal claim against club (on the This Is Lincolnshire website) A claim for unfair dismissal by a former Lincoln City kit man against the club has been thrown out by an employment tribunal.
Firm must pay worker £1,800 (on the Tewkesbury Admag website) A quality controller has been awarded nearly £1,800 for unfair dismissal.
Employment tribunal decisions reported on XpertHR that week
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