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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 eight employment law cases in the headlines between 5 September and 11 September 2016

  1. Bakery company fined for safety failings – A bakery company based in Hertfordshire has been fined for safety failings. Stevenage Magistrates’ Court heard how Arnaouti Pitta Bread Bakery Ltd was inspected in April 2015 by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and four Improvement notices were issued (HSE)
  2. Manager told sick pregnant worker she was ‘no use’ – A pregnant creche worker who was told by her manager she was of “no use” to her after falling sick from a pregnancy-related illness has won her unfair dismissal case. In the case, the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has awarded the unnamed worker €2,010 after finding that she was unfairly dismissed by the creche run under the auspices of an unnamed religious order (The Irish Times)
  3. Judge dismisses force appeal against victimisation claim of undercover officers whose careers are ‘over’ – Two police officers who exposed their seniors for failure to remove guns from the street, being drunk on duty and sexism have won the latest round of a legal fight with their force. Both claimed that they had been unfairly treated after “expressing dissatisfaction” about West Yorkshire Police (WYP) officers managing them (Police Professional)
  4. Flybe employee wins sex discrimination case – An Exeter airline employee has won a legal claim for sex discrimination against her employers after complaining women cabin crew members are not treated as fairly as men. Cabin crew member Ms Emma Seville made her legal claim at Birmingham Employment Tribunal against the Flybe airline of Exeter (Express & Echo)
  5. Manufacturing firm fined after worker’s arm injured in roller – A Wirral based company has been fined £170,000 after a worker’s arm was injured in machinery. Warwick Crown Court heard how an installation engineer of Sovex Limited suffered a broken arm when it was pulled into machinery at the UK Mail site in Coventry, where he was commissioning a new conveyor belt system (HSE)
  6. Ex-Deutsche Bank executive sues for unfair dismissal – A Deutsche Bank AG executive is suing the bank for unfair dismissal after being placed on leave as the bank battled civil lawsuits over alleged improper selling of derivatives (Bloomberg)
  7. Gay clergyman’s appeal set to be heard – A gay clergyman who was denied a promotion after marrying his same-sex partner takes his fight against the Church of England to an appeal in London today. Mr Jeremy Pemberton, of Southwell, was refused a licence to work as a chaplain at King’s Mill Hospital, Sutton-in-Ashfield, after marrying his long-term partner, Laurence Cunnington, in April 2014 (Newark Advertiser)
  8. 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)

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