redmans-blog-newsIn the latest of our series of posts on employment law-related cases in the news this week, we take a look at seven cases that have made headlines between 1 September and

  1. Croydon’s top police officer should undergo ‘equality training’ says tribunal into Met discrimination – Croydon’s police chief has been told to undergo “equality training” after he refused to accept that one of his officers had been discriminated against (The Croydon Advertiser)
  2. Droitwich manager claims unfair dismissal over claims of leaking information to competitor – A Droitwich manager complained he was unfairly dismissed after denying he revealed confidential information about a £3 million contract to a potential coach and bus competitor (The Bromsgrove Advertiser)
  3. Payout for sacked Morton’s worker – A bakery firm with alleged links to the criminal underworld has been forced to pay a former employee £13,000 in a row over pies. Delivery driver Robert McColl, of Glasgow, successfully sued Morton’s Rolls for unfair dismissal after he was sacked amid claims he was selling the meat products on the side from his company van (The Herald Scotland)
  4. Care worker’s constructive dismissal claim thrown out – A former manager at a care provider for the elderly has had her constructive dismissal claim thrown out, despite the company admitting she “cared too much” about her job (The Daily Echo)
  5. Female West Midlands Police officer sexually harassed in cop love triangle – The West Midlands Police officer was targetted by her jilted ex-boyfriend – a serving sergeant – when she started seeing another colleague in 2011. When her besotted former partner found out about the new relationship he began to bombard her with messages and even asking her to marry him in a text (The Express and Star)
  6. Manager claims Beeston firm unfairly dismissed him –  A manager complained that he was unfairly dismissed after denying he revealed confidential information about a £3 million contract to a potential coach and bus competitor (The Nottingham Post)
  7. Top gun cop Carol Howard secures £37,000 payout from Met in race discrimination case – Scotland Yard was today branded “malicious” and “vindictive” in its treatment of a black woman firearms officer after she was awarded £37,000 in a race discrimination claim (The Evening Standard)

 

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