The XpertHR legal team continues to provide details of the latest news on employment tribunals on PersonnelToday.com. Stories about employment tribunals, which include links to guidance on XpertHR and key articles from press coverage, that would previously have appeared on this blog now appear on a dedicated page on PersonnelToday.com.… continue
About Stephen Simpson
I am interested in any employment law changes that have an impact on employers’ policies and procedures and keep up to date with case law on employment issues. The areas that I am particularly interested in are discrimination, family-friendly rights, and discipline and grievance procedures.
I am an employment law editor on XpertHR. My areas of responsibility include the policies and documents, case law stop press, and statutory rates services.
After obtaining a law degree and training to be a solicitor, I moved into publishing, initially with Butterworths. I joined XpertHR in 2001.
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Employment tribunal decisions 03.02.14 to 09.02.14: Forced retirement of police officers after 30 years is age discrimination
A round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 3 February 2014, during which an employment tribunal decided that the “A19 rule” in police pensions regulations, which means that police officers can be forced to retire after 30 years’ service, is discriminatory.
Police win… continue
Employment tribunal decisions 27.01.14 to 02.02.14: £37,000 for bus driver dismissed after blackout crash
A round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 27 January 2014, during which it emerged that a bus driver who blacked out while driving a double-decker has been awarded £37,000 for unfair dismissal.
Belfast bus crash: driver gets £37,000 for unfair dismissal In… continue
Employment tribunal decisions 20.01.14 to 26.01.14: Tribunal holds that Equality Act 2010 prohibits caste discrimination
A round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 20 January 2014, during which an employment tribunal found that the current wording of the Equality Act 2010 allows for caste discrimination claims.
Tribunal holds that Equality Act 2010 prohibits caste discrimination In Tirkey v… continue
Employment tribunal decisions 13.01.14 to 19.01.14: Bus driver fairly dismissed for rude gestures to motorist
A round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 13 January 2014, during which an employment tribunal found that a bus driver who made rude gestures to a motorist was fairly dismissed.
National Express Dundee bus driver was fairly sacked for “completely outrageous” gestures… continue
Employment tribunal decisions 06.01.14 to 12.01.14: Sexually harassed TV presenter dismissed for reacting on air with rude gesture
A round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 6 January 2014, during which a TV presenter was found to have been sexually harassed, having been dismissed for making a rude gesture live on air after she heard an insult through her earpiece.
Employment tribunal decisions 16.12.13 to 05.01.14: Ulster Bank employee “may have stolen up to £500,000” from vault
A round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the weeks beginning 16, 23 and 30 December 2013, during which the BBC reported that a tribunal hearing has suggested that an Ulster Bank employee may have stolen up to £500,000 from the bank’s vault.
Ulster Bank employee… continue
We round up the key employment law events in 2014, looking ahead to, among other things, amendments to the TUPE Regulations; changes to employment tribunal procedures; and the extension of the right to request flexible working; and important decisions on redundancy consultation; the calculation of holiday pay; and post-employment victimisation.… continue
Employment tribunal decisions 09.12.13 to 15.12.13: Labour party activist argues dismissal from jobcentre was because of “democratic socialist” beliefs
A round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 9 December 2013, during which we reported that a tribunal has heard allegations that a jobcentre worker who has long been politically active with the Labour Party was dismissed because of his “democratic socialist” views.… continue
Employment tribunal decisions 02.12.13 to 08.12.13: £52,000 for racially abused Indian factory worker
A round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 2 December 2013, during which a tribunal awarded over £52,000 to an Indian factory worker who was subjected to a lengthy campaign of racial abuse.
Factory worker subjected to campaign of racial abuse and discrimination… continue
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