In the employment tribunals: August 2011

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"Borat" nickname for Polish employee was discrimination
Employee who attended work drunk was unfairly dismissed
Employees were not entitled to be accompanied at investigation meetings
Shop manager told older supervisor that she was "too old for sex"
Manager unfairly dismissed for saying he "didn't like black people" as a schoolboy
Employee not contractually obliged to drive fairly dismissed for losing licence
Small employer fairly dismissed employee for faking workplace accident
Reinstatement for installation engineer who caused damage after inadequate training
Tribunal orders reinstatement of unfairly dismissed care worker