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EAT upholds age discrimination appeal by firefighters who faced age-banded pensions

EAT upholds age discrimination appeal by firefighters who faced age-banded pensions | Employment law | Scoop.it
Employers’ use of social policy to justify discrimination could backfire, experts warn
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Asda awaits latest judgment in equal pay case

Asda awaits latest judgment in equal pay case | Employment law | Scoop.it
An appeals court hearing concludes today in another episode of the long-running Asda supermarket equal pay case. The three-day hearing comes in the wake of judgments in favour of the mostly female shop workers  over whether basis for comparison of their roles with those of the predominantly male workers at the firm’s distribution centres. Leigh …
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Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s royal wedding: Date, time, TV coverage, guest list and everything else you need to know

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s royal wedding: Date, time, TV coverage, guest list and everything else you need to know | Employment law | Scoop.it
Princess Eugenie’s wedding looks set to be as lavish as Prince Harry and Meghan’s, with the royal already inviting more guests to the ceremony at St George’s Chapel in Windsor than the church will actually hold.
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Carer fired for stealing 49p packet of crisps wins £9,200 compensation

Carer fired for stealing 49p packet of crisps wins £9,200 compensation | Employment law | Scoop.it
A New Zealand nursing home has been ordered to pay almost $19,000 (£9,338) in compensation to a former employee who was fired for taking a $1 (49p) bag of crisps, after a tribunal ruled she was wrongfully dismissed.
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Council brings in barrister duo as equal-pay talks stall

Council brings in barrister duo as equal-pay talks stall | Employment law | Scoop.it
GLASGOW City Council has bolstered its equal-pay legal team with specialist employment counsel ahead of the long-running dispute potentially being…
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Employment tribunal hears Northumberland whistle-blowing allegations - Northumberland Gazette

Employment tribunal hears Northumberland whistle-blowing allegations - Northumberland Gazette | Employment law | Scoop.it
Serious allegations have been levelled at Northumberland County Council’s former and current chief executives by a disgruntled former employee.
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Kitchen porter sacked by Gwynedd hotel wins disability discrimination claim - Daily Post

Kitchen porter sacked by Gwynedd hotel wins disability discrimination claim - Daily Post | Employment law | Scoop.it

The worker was awarded nearly £28,000 after he was dismissed from his job at Seiont Manor in Llanrug
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Hackney Council worker says she was victim of racist, sexist and disability discrimination | Crime & Court

Hackney Council worker says she was victim of racist, sexist and disability discrimination | Crime & Court | Employment law | Scoop.it
A Hackney Council worker claims she was the victim of racist discrimination at her call centre after a manager said to her while she rolled a cigarette: “I hope you are not smoking marijuana in work time”.
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Heathrow security officer Laura Hudson sacked after being caught shacked up with convicted drug crook Emmanuel de Silva

Heathrow security officer Laura Hudson sacked after being caught shacked up with convicted drug crook Emmanuel de Silva | Employment law | Scoop.it
Laura Hudson's uniform and a list of flights due to be searched by colleagues were recovered when drug cops raided the home of convicted crook Emmanuel de Silva, 55 – she's now suing the Home Office for sexual discrimination and unfair dismissal
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Second Barnardo’s Trading Ltd staff member unfairly dismissed, says tribunal

Second Barnardo’s Trading Ltd staff member unfairly dismissed, says tribunal | Employment law | Scoop.it
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Police spoke to Gnanachandran Balachandran two hours before murder

Police spoke to Gnanachandran Balachandran two hours before murder | Employment law | Scoop.it
The police watchdog finds officers "did not breach standards expected" hours before a murder.
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Tory MP Nadine Dorries agrees last minute out of court settlement with her former PA

Tory MP Nadine Dorries agrees last minute out of court settlement with her former PA | Employment law | Scoop.it
The maverick MP for Mid Bedfordshire's former PA Andrea Gordon planned to sue the ex I'm A Celebrity.. contestant for unfair dismissal and disability discrimination
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Police Professional | Former sergeant awarded £95,000 after he was subjected to ‘unconscious discrimination’

Police Professional | Former sergeant awarded £95,000 after he was subjected to ‘unconscious discrimination’ | Employment law | Scoop.it
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Company director launches legal action 'after he was sacked for looking after terminally-ill wife' | Daily

Company director launches legal action 'after he was sacked for looking after terminally-ill wife' | Daily | Employment law | Scoop.it
Four directors owned Lancer Asset Management and managed over 100 properties comprising the prime portfolio in Mayfair, Knightsbridge, Oxford Street and Kensington Palace Mansions.
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Council firmly denies claims of 'rigged' redundancy process - Northumberland Gazette

Council firmly denies claims of 'rigged' redundancy process - Northumberland Gazette | Employment law | Scoop.it
Accusations of a ‘corrupt cabal’ of bosses at Northumberland County Council have been strongly rejected at an ongoing employment tribunal.
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Asda equal pay battle reaches Court of Appeal | Daily

Asda equal pay battle reaches Court of Appeal | Daily | Employment law | Scoop.it
Lawyers for the supermarket giant will argue that shop floor workers are not comparable to staff working in the firm´s distribution centres.
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Mr S Gilmartin v Oughtred and Harrison (Facilities) Ltd and others: 1800023/2018

Mr S Gilmartin v Oughtred and Harrison (Facilities) Ltd and others: 1800023/2018 | Employment law | Scoop.it
Employment Tribunal decision.
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Homophobic comments were offensive and had nothing to do with religious belief

Homophobic comments were offensive and had nothing to do with religious belief | Employment law | Scoop.it
In Faraz v Core Education Trust, F was a Deputy Head Teacher. He was dismissed for gross misconduct for making homophobic comments
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Whistleblowing: public services fail to deliver on promise of open culture | Richard Vize | Society | The Guardian

Whistleblowing: public services fail to deliver on promise of open culture | Richard Vize | Society | The Guardian | Employment law | Scoop.it
Individuals who speak out and campaigners are driving change, but some who raise concerns are still not safe
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Amazon offsetting pay rise by removing bonuses, union says | Technology | The Guardian

Amazon offsetting pay rise by removing bonuses, union says | Technology | The Guardian | Employment law | Scoop.it
Online retailer hit headlines for pay award but GMB accuses it of ‘stealth tax’ on workers
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Ms K Barnes v Douglas Leisure (North West) Ltd T/a The Wiend Bar (in Liquidation) and others: 2423941/2017

Ms K Barnes v Douglas Leisure (North West) Ltd T/a The Wiend Bar (in Liquidation) and others: 2423941/2017 | Employment law | Scoop.it
Employment Tribunal decision.
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Commerzbank employee wins London sex and maternity discrimination case

Commerzbank employee wins London sex and maternity discrimination case | Employment law | Scoop.it
Compliance officer said large parts of her job were given away while on maternity leave
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Former NHS director accuses female leaders of sexual discrimination | News

Former NHS director accuses female leaders of sexual discrimination | News | Employment law | Scoop.it
A former NHS director has accused senior female leaders at his old trust of sexual discrimination after he was found guilty of gross misconduct for agreeing an “irregular” pay off for a Morecambe Bay midwife.
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Former Chesterfield Hotel company ordered to pay ex-staff members - Derbyshire Times

Former Chesterfield Hotel company ordered to pay ex-staff members - Derbyshire Times | Employment law | Scoop.it
The company which previously operated Chesterfield Hotel has been ordered to pay former staff members a total of nearly £100,000.
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Thousands to strike over equal pay dispute in Glasgow

Thousands to strike over equal pay dispute in Glasgow | Employment law | Scoop.it
The industrial action, involving about 8,000 workers, will affect social care and schools in Glasgow.
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