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MoJIn the latest of our series of posts on employment tribunal stories in the news this week, we take a look at ten stories relating to employment tribunal cases that have made the news between 9 June and 15 June 2014.

  1. Sacked dad wins €35,000 compo after car crash – A dad of three was awarded €35,000 after he was sacked while off work recovering from a car crash. The Employment Appeals Tribunal handed Noel Duggan the cash after he was let go from Dellchem Chemist Deliveries (The Irish Mirror)
  2. North Lanarkshire Council told to ‘pay up on equal pay’ by union bosses fighting for money they say is owed to thousands of workers – Thousands of council workers could be owed money in the North Lanarkshire battle for equal pay – which is rolling on despite major concessions being made by the authority at an employment tribunal (The Daily Record)
  3. Tesco forced to pay €11k to sacked drug dealer – Tesco has been ordered to pay a convicted drug dealer €11,500 for unfairly sacking him. The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) made the order after finding that Marvin Moore’s dismissal was not fair and was also procedurally unfair (The Irish Mirror)
  4. Sacking threat ‘just phrased wrongly’, Employment Tribunal told – Threats made to a Lidl employee over his job were a mistake, according to a store manager. Matthew O’Donnell, 28, from Kingswood, was told he could be sacked after taking complaints about “mouldy and degenerated” food at the Hanham store to senior company official (The Bristol Post)
  5. Sacked mother receives £27,000 compensation – A mother has been awarded around £27,000 in compensation after she was sacked for being pregnant. Patience Molokwu started working as a planning engineer for PD&MS Energy in July last year. She discovered she was pregnant a few weeks later and booked a day off as annual leave for a scan (The Herald Scotland)
  6. Wakehurst Place cleared of race claim at employment tribunal – A claim by a doctor of science that she was racially discriminated against by her employers at Wakehurst Place has been thrown out at an employment tribunal. Dr Udayangani Liu, who is originally from Sri Lanka, alleged that the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew – who own the stately home – had treated her unfairly because of her age and race (East Grinstead Courier)
  7. Richard Scudamore’s ‘sexist emails’ secretary sues Premier League alleging discrimination – The PA who exposed football boss Richard Scudamore’s sleazy emails in the Sunday Mirror is suing the Premier League, after claiming it is “institutionally sexist”. Rani Abraham, 41, is alleging harassment and sex ­discrimination after she read messages between the league chief executive and his associates, joking about “g**h” and “big titted broads” (The Mirror)
  8. Top surgeon sacked for threatening to give two young female trainee doctors poor reviews if they didn’t give in to his advances – A top surgeon was sacked by an NHS trust after he sexually harassed two women trainee doctors, a tribunal judge has heard. The middle-aged consultant for Oxford University Hospitals Trust, who cannot be named for legal reasons, allegedly made sexual advances to the women in 2012 and begged them to join him at his house after work (The Daily Mail)
  9. Advertising executive ‘was sacked from her £160,000-a-year job when she returned from maternity leave because firm’s sexist Mad Men culture’ – A mother of a disabled child who was sacked after returning from maternity leave has accused bosses at a top advertising firm of having a ‘Mad Men’ culture of sexual discrimination. Mrs A, a single mother in her late 30s who had worked on the high profile Dove ‘real women’ campaign, claimed bosses at the advertising agency got rid of her because of her disabled son (The Daily Mail)
  10. £460,000 payout in sex discrimination Employment Tribunal case win – Eighteen jubilant men who won a landmark multiple sex discrimination case against a Welsh university have jointly pocketed £460,000 in back pay. The plasterers, plumbers and assorted skilled handymen at University of Wales Trinity Saint David successfully argued that female colleagues on an identical pay grade took home more cash (Wales Online)

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