Zero Hours Workers, Mental Health & Discrimination

A worker on a zero hours contract has received £19,500 compensation after winning a claim for sexual harassment. Hotel worker Ms Southern claimed she had been sexually harassed for a long period by her bar manager, but delayed raising a grievance because she was worried her shift hours might be dropped. The tribunal ruled that… Read More

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No Compensation for Liars!!!!

In the case of Ladrick Lemonious v Church Commissioners, the claimant was accused of sending emails in the names of other employees, two of which suggested colleagues had committed criminal offences. Lemonious denied the allegations. The employer believed Lemonious was lying and dismissed him for gross misconduct. He claimed unfair dismissal. An employment tribunal found… Read More

Employment Contracts: TUPE, Changes & Dismissal

Three consultant child psychiatrists with child care responsibilities have won an unfair dismissal case against the NHS trust that took over their services from a previous provider and tried to make them do out of hours (OOH) on-call work. Victoria Laakkonen, Sarah Taylor and Mary Cole won their case in the Southampton employment tribunal in… Read More