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In the latest of our series of posts on employment law stories in the news, we take a look at ten employment law stories that have made headlines between 10 June 2019 and 16 June 2019

  1. Ex-Cantor bond trader drops unfair dismissal claim – A former Cantor Fitzgerald trader has dropped a lawsuit against the investment bank claiming that he was dismissed after blowing the whistle on fraudulent transactions (Financial Times)
  2. City worker reports firm over ‘aggressive and intimidating’ behaviour – A City worker who brought a sexual harassment case to the tribunal has accused the firm that represented her employer of ‘aggressive and intimidating behaviour’ (The Law Society Gazette)
  3. Sex offence researcher ‘was bullied’ by Ministry of Justice – The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) knew a sex offender treatment programme increased the likelihood of reoffending, five years before it was scrapped, a tribunal has heard (BBC)
  4. Backlog of employment tribunals grows – Claims to employment tribunals have more than doubled in the last two years, latest official figures show, causing a growing backlog of cases (The Law Society Gazette)
  5. Failing to enhance pay for shared parental leave is not sex discrimination – In an emphatic judgment, the UK Court of Appeal has ruled that it is not direct discrimination, indirect discrimination or breach of equal pay rights to provide enhanced pay for maternity leave and statutory pay only for shared parental leave (Lexology)
  6. Southampton university to fight £3.5m tribunal ruling – A university has begun legal proceedings to fight an order to pay nearly £3.5m to a former professor who said he was discriminated against. Richard Werner told a tribunal he was harassed and discriminated against for being German and a Christian, while at the University of Southampton (BBC)
  7. Shelter must pay £28,000 to unfairly dismissed dyslexic helpline worker – Shelter must pay more than £28,000 to a dyslexic helpline worker who was unfairly dismissed, discriminated against and harassed by the homelessness charity, an employment tribunal has ruled (Third Sector)
  8. Employment tribunal cases continue to surge – Employment disputes in court have increased by 6 per cent, figures showed yesterday, building on a two-year trend that started after tribunal fees were ruled to be unlawful (The Times)
  9. Society heeds MPs’ recommendation to review NDA guidance – The Law Society has agreed to a call from a group of influential MPs to review its guidance on non-disclosure agreements (The Law Society Gazette)
  10. Police whistleblowers win a partial victory over ex-Bury officer inquiry – Three whistleblowers have earned a partial victory over their handling of a probe into a former Bury police officer’s shoplifting arrest (Bury Times)

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