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redmans-blog-newsIn the latest of our series of posts on employment law cases in the news, we take a look at ten employment law cases that have made the news between 12 September 2016 and 18 September 2016

  1. Nurse secretary denies ‘Jewish Girls Gone Wild’ porn movie allegation – A nursery secretary accused of sexual harassment and anti-Semitism has denied the allegations, saying he initially thought they were a joke (Waltham Forest Guardian)
  2. Manufacturing company fined for safety failings – A manufacturing company based in Somerset has been fined for safety failings Somerset Magistrates’ Court heard how employees at LJH Group Limited were identified as being at increased risk from working with vibrating tools following a fitness for work assessment (HSE)
  3. Garage manager wins £70,000 after being refused sick pay – A manager who quit his job at a car dealership after 50 years’ service when bosses refused him full sick pay has won more than £70,000 at an employment tribunal (Herald Scotland)
  4. Ex-Barclays currency trader sues bank for unfair dismissal – A former foreign exchange trader who was suspended amid accusations of currency manipulation is suing Barclays for unfair dismissal. Mark Clark is the latest former Barclays trader to accuse the bank of unfair dismissal, after Chris Ashton and Jack Murray. His claim will be heard at a tribunal in London on September 27. The hearing is expected to last up to four days (The Times)
  5. BBC journalist who says he was sacked for telling the truth about Sri Lankan civil war wins unfair dismissal appeal – A BBC World Service journalist who claims he was sacked for favouring coverage about the plight of Sri Lankan Tamils has won an appeal and successfully argued that he was unfairly dismissed (Press Gazette)
  6. Worker suffers life threatening injuries after drum explodes – A Kent company who supplies road safety products has been fined after a worker suffered life threatening injuries when a drum he was working on exploded. Maidstone Crown Court heard how 41 year old Andrew Foster, an employee of Highway Care Limited was using a plasma cutter to cut up a drum that had previously contained a flammable substance (HSE)
  7. Riots hero cop sues West Midlands Police after being moved from firearms unit to dog kennels – The hero cop who led armed police during the siege of the Bartons Arms at the height of the Birmingham riots is suing West Midlands Police – after being transferred from the crackshot team to the force’s dog kennels. Sergeant Phil McMullen, who was commended for his bravery during the 2011 riots, had been responsible for commanding a team of armed officers battling terrorism and dealing with high-risk hostile situations (The Birmingham Mail)

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