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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 related stories which made headlines between 10 December 2018 and 16 December 2018

  1. Equal pay battle to rumble on into New Year – Thousands of women who expected their long-running equal-pay dispute with Glasgow City Council to settle this side of Christmas are going to have to wait at least until the New Year for a payment after the teams negotiating the deal agreed to postpone the settlement (Herald Scotland)
  2. Stonework company fined for failing to guard dangerous machinery – A stonework company has been fined for failing to comply with an enforcement notice served by a health and safety Inspector, requiring it to guard a stone-cutting saw (HSE)
  3. Job Centre worker sacked after Donald Trump tweets wins £38,000 payout – A former job centre worker in Blackburn – who was disciplined over a series of online messages directed at Donald Trump and Tommy Robinson – is set to receive a £38,000 plus payout from his old employers (The Lancashire Telegraph)
  4. Seven KPMG partners left the firm over inappropriate behaviour including bullying and sexual harassment within four-year period – A total of seven KPMG partners have left the financial services firm over the last four years following accusations of inappropriate behaviour, including sexual harassment and bullying (City AM)
  5. Many new tribunal claims may not be heard until 2020 – Some new employment tribunal claims may not be heard until 2020 at the earliest, according to an update from the employment tribunal National User Group (NUG) which will increase concern among employers and campaigners about a significant slowdown in the system (People Management)
  6. Director denies meeting papers would have been deliberately changed to mislead Dundee employment tribunal – A director of Arbroath Town Mission has denied that minutes from an extraordinary general meeting would have been changed to mislead an employment tribunal in Dundee (The Courier)
  7. £15k tribunal award to contractor signals trouble for IR35 extension – An individual has won a pay-out of roughly £15,000 in an employment tribunal (ET) case, which could spell trouble for firms who fail to comply with the Off-Payroll rules, should they arrive in the private sector (Contractor Calculator)
  8. Banker says calling his female colleague a princess was a joke – A BNP Paribas SA banker who called his female colleague a “princess” said he meant it humorously and in a friendly manner, and he didn’t undervalue her work because she was a woman (Fin24)
  9. Whistleblower nurse – sacked from Rossendale care home – wins £31k payout – A Registered nurse who was forced out of an East Lancashire care home – after blowing the whistle on a violent incident involving a resident – will receive a £31,000 payout (The Lancashire Telegraph)
  10. Equal pay case to be considered thanks to councillors’ campaign – A group of clerical assistants who were denied equal pay compensation could finally have landed a blow against the council. The small band who work mainly in school offices have faced an uphill struggle for years looking for a payout from Inverclyde Council after being told their claims were time barred (Greenock Telegraph)

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