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MoJIn the latest of our series of posts on employment tribunal stories in the news this week, we take a look at seven employment tribunal stories that have made the news between 14 July and 21 July 2014.

  1. Former Norwich Connaught workers wait for result of compensation battle – More than a hundred Norwich workers who lost their jobs when city council contractor Connaught went into administration are waiting to find out if they will receive compensation (EDP 24)
  2. Former charity chief executive pursuing legal action against former employers – A Former charity chief executive is pursuing legal action against her old employers after claiming she was ‘dismissed’ from her high-profile post following a nine-month absence (Local Berkshire)
  3. Employment tribunal defeat for ‘whistleblower’ nurse who claimed unfair dismissal – A former Bridgend nurse who has spent five years fighting claims of unfair dismissal against Princess of Wales hospital has lost a fourth employment tribunal since 2009. Glenda Rodriguez-Noza told a hearing last month that she was left feeling “suicidal” by treatment received from senior staff at Princess of Wales (Wales Online)
  4. Alresford Town Council settles employment case – Alresford town council have agreed to pay £5,000 to settle an employment tribunal case. Councillors heard that the case involving Heather Graham, which started in March last year, has now been settled (Hampshire Chronicle)
  5. Surgeon wins fight after NHS cover-up – A surgeon is seeking a seven-figure compensation payout after an employment tribunal ruled he was unfairly sacked for gross misconduct after blowing the whistle on poor patient care at a hospital. Arjuna Weerasinghe, who believes he contracted pneumonia in a filthy operating theatre at Basildon Hospital in Essex, raised concerns in 2010 after vital equipment was unavailable when he performed surgery on a man who died three days later (The Sunday Times)
  6. Priest wins £62,000 payout after working for less than £2 an hour – A priest has won a £62,000 payout after being paid less than £2 per hour while working a 65-hour week at a Birmingham temple. Dr Harish Chandra was awarded the cash figure following a judgment at Birmingham County Court after he sued Arya Samaj Vedic Mission, in Nechells (The Birmingham Mail)
  7. National park officer sacked over emails loses unfair dismissal fight – Iona Hyde, a former trees and woodland officer with Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Authority, sent her partner Mike Hyde confidential data about a planning application. Mr Hyde is a private planning consultant and Mrs Hyde sent him a copy of recommendations she had made in an application involving one of his clients who was objecting to it (Herald Scotland)

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