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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.
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House of Lords heavily criticises “employee-shareholders” proposals during debate

We round up what caught Tribunal Watch’s eye on Twitter in the week beginning 4 February 2013, during which the Government faced heavy criticism in a House of Lords debate over its proposed new type of “employee-shareholder” contract of employment (on the UK Parliament website), under which employees will be… continue

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HMV staff hijack company’s official Twitter account during redundancy announcement

We round up what caught Tribunal Watch’s eye on Twitter in the week beginning 28 January 2012, including the apparent hijacking of HMV’s official Twitter account by an employee during a meeting announcing redundancies (on the BBC website).

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Employment tribunal claim by 250 police officers challenging “forced retirement”

We round up what caught Tribunal Watch’s eye on Twitter in the week beginning 21 January 2012, including a group of police officers bringing an employment tribunal claim (on the BBC website) over the requirement in police regulations for them to retire after they have served 30 years.

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ECHR religious discrimination rulings in Eweida: the reaction

We round up what caught Tribunal Watch’s eye on Twitter in the week beginning 14 January 2012, including reaction to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) decision in Eweida and others v UK that a Christian employee’s right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion under art.9 of the… continue

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Religious discrimination: national press misreports Sunday working case

We round up what caught Tribunal Watch’s eye on Twitter in the week beginning 7 January 2012, including a national newspaper’s extraordinary misreporting of the routine Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision in Mba v Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Merton, in which the EAT refused to overturn… continue

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Settlement round-up: McDonald’s worker, Olympics volunteer and football managers settle employment disputes

We round up what caught Tribunal Watch’s eye on Twitter from 10 December 2012 to 6 January 2013, during which there have been settlements involving: a McDonald’s worker dismissed for sprinkling too much chocolate on an ice cream; an Olympics volunteer who claimed that she was discriminated against; and disputes… continue

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“Employee-shareholders” consultation response: the reaction

We round up what caught Tribunal Watch’s eye on Twitter in the week beginning 3 December 2012, during which the key talking point has been the Government’s indication that it will press ahead with a new type of “employee-shareholder” contract of employment, under which employees will be given shares in… continue

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MP sets out number of right-to-request-flexible-working tribunal claims by gender

We round up what caught Tribunal Watch’s eye on Twitter in the week beginning 26 November 2012, including a Conservative MP providing details by gender of the number of complaints presented to employment tribunals over the last five years in which the claimants argued that they have suffered a detriment… continue

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EAT case dismissed after appellant “directed a torrent of vile abuse” at judge

We round up what caught Tribunal Watch’s eye on Twitter in the week beginning 19 November 2012, including the Employment Appeal Tribunal decision in Rowe v Halsall (t/a Malvern Nursing Home) (on the BAILII website) that there could not be a fair hearing after the appellant spent “the best part… continue

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