The Covid pandemic has led to a surge in the number of employees bringing claims to the Employment Tribunal, according to research carried out by Citizens Advice. It says that if claims continue to increase
One in four pregnant women have faced discrimination at work during the coronavirus outbreak, according to a survey carried out by the TUC.
A director who was dismissed from her job while divorcing her husband, a director at the same company, was a victim of marital discrimination. That was the decision of the Employment Tribunal in an unusual case
A gardener was unfairly dismissed after he was convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, a tribunal has ruled.
Pregnant women and new parents are set to receive extended legal protection against being made redundant after they return to work. The move is part of the government’s ‘Good Work Plan’
A council manager has been held personally responsible for compensating a work colleague he subjected to racially abusive comments. The case involved
The government has introduced a new set of additions to its ‘Good Work Plan’ which aims to increase the rights of workers. Some of the key elements of the scheme include: • workers to be given enhanced rights to tackle
The government has launched a consultation on how to ensure greater equality in parental leave entitlements. The consultation will ask whether statutory paternity leave for fathers and same sex partners should be
A dyslexic charity worker was unfairly dismissed after making spelling errors that led to him being denied a new role. James Bulloss had worked as an adviser for the homeless charity Shelter. His role included working night shifts and weekends to work on the phone help lines. After three years he requested to join the webchat team and was given a four-week trial. His team leader, Ms Jackson, spotted several …Read More
A trainee emergency call operator was racially discriminated against when he was wrongly accused of distributing drugs.