A round-up of links to news items on employment tribunal rulings in the week beginning 23 July 2012, including a professor at London South Bank University who was unfairly dismissed when he was made redundant despite an increase in the number of posts.
Fifteen out, 16 in, but no place for "redundant" chair (on the Times Higher Education website) An engineering academic was unfairly dismissed in a shake-up of a university's research staff, an employment tribunal has ruled.
Sacked bursar loses claim for unfair dismissal (on the This Is Cornwall website) The former bursar at a private school once bogged down in financial chaos has lost his case for unfair dismissal.
Mum of twins sues property firm boss who sacked her while pregnant (on the Daily Record website) A woman awarded £24,000 after she was forced from her job when she became pregnant is now fighting to get the cash in court.
Events boss refused to pay dying cancer mum a penny after she won unfair dismissal claim (on the Daily Record website) Louise Kirkpatrick died at the age of 44, still waiting for more than £9,000 from businessman Steven Rooney, who let her go from her job at his Falkirk-based ABC Events firm after she developed pancreatic cancer.
Unfair dismissal of apprentice to cost Norton £7,000 (on the This Is Derbyshire website) Motorcycle manufacturer Norton will have to pay a former apprentice nearly £7,000 after unfairly dismissing her.
Employment tribunal decisions reported on XpertHR that week
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