In the employment tribunals: November 2010

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Golf club fairly dismissed employee for excessive personal internet use at work
"Insidious campaign" by manager against part-timer led to constructive dismissal
Failure to provide stool for disabled employee was disability discrimination
Pilot fairly dismissed for dangerous helicopter manoeuvre
"Voyeur" employee fairly dismissed
Unfair for small employer to have one person in charge of whole disciplinary process
Employee's sick leave was really due to disciplinary sanction
"Bomb threat" employee fairly dismissed for bringing employer into disrepute
Employee fairly dismissed following adverse CRB disclosure
Pregnancy discrimination: £46,500 award after employer's "obdurate refusal" to give statutory maternity pay
Tribunal holds that Acas code applies to dismissals for "some other substantial reason"
Bribery: employee fairly dismissed for accepting laptop and printer from contractor