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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 14 January 2019 and 20 January 2019

  1. Former GB cyclist Jess Varnish has ‘no regrets’ over failed employment tribunal – Jess Varnish says she is considering appealing against the ruling in her landmark employment tribunal against British Cycling and UK Sport, but “will not appeal for appeal’s sake” (The Telegraph)
  2. Disabled worker awarded £45,000 after employer failed to install voice recognition software – A disabled worker whose employer failed to provide voice recognition software to ease pain that “left her in tears” has been awarded an overall sum of £45,000 by Hull Employment Tribunal (People Management)
  3. MPs call for FA to appear before parliament over Lucy Ward sex discrimination case – MPs have called for the Football Association to appear before parliament to explain their handling of one of the most high-profile and clear (The Telegraph)
  4. Council fined after worker suffers serious injuries to right arm – Darlington Borough Council has today been sentenced after a self-employed labourer was injured when a pack of roof trusses fell on him (HSE)
  5. City worker, 27, sues investment firm over allegations her boss, 50, invited her back to his hotel room after a work party and told her: ‘If I was 20 years younger I would be all over you’ – A city worker is suing her former employers for sexual harassment, alleging her boss repeatedly invited her back to his hotel room after a boozy office party (The Daily Mail)
  6. Academic told he has no right to be ‘anti-PC’ – A university lecturer has no legal right to defy political correctness, an employment tribunal has said in a ruling on his claim for unfair dismissal (The Times)
  7. Supermarket Asda awaits ruling in long-running staff battle over equal pay – Supermarket Asda is waiting for the latest ruling in a long-running legal battle by its staff over equal pay. The retail giant is challenging an Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision that jobs in Asda stores are comparable to those in the firm’s distribution centres (South Wales Argus)
  8. Company director who helped manage Abu Dhabi Royal Family’s £5.5billion London property estate wins unfair dismissal case after being sacked for looking after his terminally-ill wife – A director of a company that managed the Royal Family of Abu Dhabi’s £5.5bn London property portfolio was unfairly sacked after pointing out that to make an unscheduled meeting he would have to arrange care for his terminally ill wife (Daily Mail)
  9. Quarry operator sentenced after worker shttps://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/passengers-using-east-midlands-airport-15704858everely injured – A quarry operator has today been fined after they failed to keep fixed guards in place on moving machinery, causing serious injuries to an employee’s arm (HSE)
  10. Passengers using East Midlands Airport ‘put at risk for years by failure to adequately check hand-luggage’, tribunal hears – Passengers using a Midlands airport have been put at risk for years by a failure to adequately check hand luggage, a tribunal has been told (Birmingham Live)

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