Employment tribunal for social work staff dismissed after circulating Gary Glitter email

Four former employees at South Lanarkshire Council are claiming unfair dismissal before an employment tribunal after they were sacked for circulating a joke email about Gary Glitter, reports the BBC website.

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Employment tribunal decisions in the headlines 06.09.10 to 12.09.10: unfairly dismissed after refusing to clean toilet

A round-up of links to news items on employment tribunal rulings in the week beginning 6 September 2010, including a sales assistant who was sacked after she refused to clean a toilet and has been awarded over £2,000 for unfair dismissal.

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Former Britney Spears bodyguard brings sexual harassment lawsuit against her

Britney Spears’ former bodyguard is bringing a lawsuit claiming that she sexually harassed him, reports the BBC website.

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Dual discrimination claims under Equality Act 2010 may be dominated by race cases

A sample of 50 multi-jurisdictional employment tribunal claims for discrimination gathered by XpertHR suggests that dual discrimination claims under the Equality Act 2010 may be dominated by race discrimination claims. We’ve provided 10 examples of possible dual discrimination to help employers understand these new provisions.

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