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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.
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Employment law changes and case law expected in 2014

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

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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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Employment tribunal decisions 14.10.13 to 20.10.13: Dismissal of pub worker who “dropped his pants” while drinking in new employer’s pub

A round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 14 October 2013, during which an employment tribunal considered the case of a pub worker who was dismissed after a TUPE transfer for his behaviour before the transfer while a customer in one of his… continue

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Employment tribunal decisions 23.09.13 to 29.09.13: Contract of employment cannot state departing employee will get £1 for holiday pay

A round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 23 September 2013, during which an employment tribunal provided a warning for employers not to state in contracts of employment that they will pay departing workers a nominal sum, such as £1, for accrued but… continue

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Employment tribunal decisions 02.09.13 to 08.09.13: EAT upholds £68,000 for racially victimised former Gillingham FC player

A round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 2 September 2013, during which an employment tribunal decision that Gillingham FC victimised former player Mark McCammon because of his race was upheld by the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
Gillingham loses race appeal over striker Mark… continue

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Employment tribunal decisions 12.08.13 to 18.08.13: “Insulting” and “offensive” claimant has case thrown out

A round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 12 August 2013, during which an Isle of Man tribunal was found to have been right to throw out the claimant’s case after he behaved scandalously and unreasonably during the proceedings.
”Offensive” claimant loses work… continue

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Employment tribunal decisions 22.07.13 to 28.07.13: Council criticised for appealing against “damning” sexual harassment decision

A round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 22 July 2013, during which Dundee City Council has been criticised for appealing against a tribunal judgment awarding a former employee more than £100,000 over sexual harassment.
City council using more taxpayers’ cash to appeal… continue

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Employment tribunal decisions 15.07.13 to 21.07.13: Lorry driver unfairly dismissed for Facebook criticism of employer over expired MoT

A round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 15 July 2013, during which an employment tribunal found that a company unfairly dismissed a lorry driver for posting derogatory comments about it on Facebook over being stopped by the police because his vehicle’s MoT… continue

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Employment tribunals from April 2012 to March 2013: five key points about the tribunal statistics

You often hear anecdotal evidence that employment tribunal claims are on the increase (although that’s unlikely to continue once tribunal fees are introduced in July). However, the official 2012/13 employment tribunal figures from the Ministry of Justice paint the most accurate picture of the number of claims. What are the… continue

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