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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 17 June 2019 and 23 June 2019

  1. Worker told ‘white people wouldn’t want to be buried next to Muslim’ wins £6,000 – A crematorium worker won £6,000 compensation after a colleague allegedly said “white people wouldn’t want to be buried next to a Muslim” (The Mirror)
  2. Taxi driver denied again in legal battle against city firm 001 Taxis – An Oxford taxi driver has lost a second employment tribunal into whether he was employed by a well-known city firm. Mohammed Fadlalla, from Marston, had claimed he was employed by 001 Taxis but had been sacked after he joined a trade union (The Oxford Times)
  3. Sacked Christian magistrate not discriminated against, rules appeal tribunal – A Kent magistrate who ignored advice not to go to the media with his views about same-sex adoption was rightfully removed, an employment appeal tribunal has ruled (The Law Society Gazette)
  4. Actuary, 40, at major insurance firm was racially discriminated against for being British because Indian students are allowed more attempts at key exams to further their careers, tribunal rule – An actuary working for a top insurance company was racially discriminated against by the industry’s UK body because he is British, an employment tribunal has ruled (The Daily Mail)
  5. Dundee worker awarded over £17,000 by Tesco after being unfairly sacked amid grooming allegations – Tesco has been ordered to pay a Dundee worker more than £17,000 after he was unfairly sacked amid accusations he had acted inappropriately with a teenage colleague (The Courier)
  6. Victims of discrimination ‘denied justice’ as legal aid cuts create ‘David vs Goliath’ scenario, report finds – Victims of discrimination in England and Wales are being denied justice due to soaring legal aid cuts, the equalities watchdog has warned (The Independent)
  7. Bullied bisexual prison officer unlikely to work again, tribunal finds – A bisexual prison officer is unlikely to ever work again because the harassment and discrimination he suffered at work has permanently damaged his health, an employment tribunal has found (The Guardian)
  8. MoJ denies sex offender research ‘cover-up’ – The government has denied covering up research that found a treatment programme for sex offenders in England and Wales increased reoffending (BBC)
  9. PSNI and Police Authority could face £40m holiday pay bill -The Police Service of Northern Ireland is facing a £40m bill after losing a court challenge over holiday pay. Class action was brought by a group representing more than 3,700 police officers and civilian staff (BBC)
  10. Roofing company fined after worker falls from height – A London based roofing company, McDonald Roofing Contractors Limited, has been fined after a worker fell a distance of nine metres from a flat roof he was working on (HSE)

 

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