A round-up of links to news items on employment tribunal rulings in the week beginning 13 August 2012, including the unfair dismissal of a female road sweeper whose employment was ended by Merton Council after complaining about the lack of toilet facilities for women.
Victory for ex-Merton Council road sweeper who challenged toilets policy (on the Your Local Guardian website) A female road sweeper was unfairly driven out by Merton Council after repeatedly complaining about sub-standard working conditions and discrimination, a tribunal has ruled.
Strip club manageress unfairly sacked over allegations she hit director on the head with a diary (on the Daily Mail website) A former dancer who managed a successful strip club in the shadow of Windsor Castle was unfairly dismissed, an employment tribunal has ruled.
White Job Centre worker awarded £65,000 after she was hounded out of job by racist colleague (on the Daily Mail website) A white Job Centre worker who was hounded out of her job by a racist colleague has won more than £65,000 in compensation.
Nominet rocked by disability discrimination ruling (on the Daily Telegraph website) Nominet, the company that runs the .uk domain registry, faces a bill of £101,000 plus untold costs for discriminating against its former legal and policy director, Emily Taylor, a well-known figure in internet policy circles, who suffered a mental illness.
Gillingham FC 'wrong to brush off' payout to racially victimised footballer (on the Personnel Today website) Gillingham Football Club has been criticised for focusing on the reduced payout to a former player who won a race victimisation claim against it, and has been reminded of the seriousness of the case.
Dudley social worker loses compensation case against Sandwell Council (on the Halesowen News website) A Dudley social worker who accused her Sandwell Council employers of overloading her with cases after returning from sick leave and of delaying responses to her complaints, has lost a compensation claim for constructive unfair dismissal.
Woman loses unfair dismissal claim (on the Droitwich Advertiser website) A Droitwich former business development manager has lost a compensation claim for unfair dismissal after losing her job about the same time as her daughter with the same firm.
Whistleblower loses his unfair dismissal claim (on the Oxford Mail website) A police sergeant who claimed he was bullied out of his job in a row over his damning report on colleagues has lost his claim.
Ex-employer went into liquidation before Bottesford worker got £20,000 payout for unfair dismissal (on the This Is Scunthorpe website) A mother who was awarded £20,000 in an employment tribunal will not receive the money because the company due to pay the sum has gone into liquidation.
Greenkeeper gets €75,000 for unfair dismissal (on the website) A greenkeeper who lost his job at an exclusive golf course owned by indebted property developer Jim Mansfield has been awarded €75,000 for unfair dismissal.
Employment tribunal decisions reported on XpertHR that week
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