Want to talk to an expert employment law solicitor?

You'll receive a callback from a specialist within an hour

redmans-blog-newsIn the latest of our series of posts on employment tribunal cases in the news, we take a look at eight employment law cases that have made headlines between 28 August and 4 September 2016:

  1. Scottish TUC accused of discrimination by ex-employee from it anti-racism department – Zaffir Hakim claims racial prejudice was behind him being made redundant. Now the 47-year-old – who is of Pakistani origin and worked in the STUC’s One Workplace Equal Right project – is suing for unfair dismissal (The Express)
  2. Engineering firm fined after worker suffers severe leg injuries – A company based in Milton Keynes has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered serious injuries to his leg. Aylesbury Crown Court heard how workers at GEA Mechanical Engineering Limited (GEA) were attempting to lift a 900kg decanter scroll back into its mobile trailer, following a service in the workshop (HSE)
  3. Portadown FC say they will appeal against employment tribunal McMahon wages order – Portadown FC say they will appeal against an employment tribunal decision to order the club to pay £7,000 in unpaid wages to player Peter McMahon. The club said their representative was unable to attend Thursday’s tribunal because of a “long standing engagement” and had requested a postponement (BBC)
  4. ‘I feel victimised’ NHS worker hits out after being sacked for porn star past – AN NHS worker sacked over her porn star past has hit out at her old employers. Kathleen Molloy, 53, lost her job as an administrator after a colleague spotted her in a film (The Daily Star)
  5. St Albans hotel in payout for employee’s breach of contract – A row over the failed accommodation booking for representatives of Watford Football Club has resulted in a costly payout for a plush St Albans hotel, which later sacked an employee (The Herts Advertiser)
  6. GMB launches legal proceedings against Addison Lee over unfair dismissal claims – GMB, Britain’s general union, has instructed law firm Leigh Day to take the first step in launching legal proceedings on behalf of three Addison Lee workers whose contracts were terminated following a GMB protest in Berkeley Square in May (Fleet News)
  7. Engineering Company in court over fork lift incident – An engineering company in Knowsley has been fined after an employee was badly injured when he was struck by a metal structure during a lifting process. The 46 year old worker from Skelmersdale sustained serious flesh wounds and a fractured arm in the incident on the 30th June 2014 (HSE)
  8. Manager told sick pregnant worker she was ‘no use’ – A pregnant creche worker who was told by her manager she was of “no use” to her after falling sick from a pregnancy-related illness has won her unfair dismissal case. In the case, the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has awarded the unnamed worker €2,010 after finding that she was unfairly dismissed by the creche run under the auspices of an unnamed religious order (The Irish Times)

About

Redmans Employment Team deal with employment matters for both employers and employees, including drafting employment contracts and policies, advising employers and employees on compromise agreements, handling day-to-day HR issues, advising on restructures, and handling Employment Tribunal cases for both employers and employees Call 020 3397 3603 to speak to one of the members of our employment team or email us on enquiries@redmans.co.uk. Redmans have offices in Richmond, Chiswick, Hammersmith, Fulham, Kingston, Wimbledon, Ealing, Kings Cross and Marylebone (meetings strictly by appointment only).

Want to talk to an expert employment law solicitor?

You'll receive a callback from a specialist within an hour

Share →

Our awards

Request a callback

Your name

Your email

Your telephone number

Contact us

Please feel free to discuss your own position and concerns. Contact your nearest office on:

T: 020 3397 3603
E: enquiries@redmans.co.uk
W: www.redmans.co.uk

Testimonials

4.76 Average

172 Reviews

Anonymous

I had an employment issue which required legal advice. Chris was very supportive and knowledgeable, resulting in an optimum resolution in my favour. Would definitely recommend.

Posted 5 days ago

David M

Very professional and first-rate advice. I would use again. With thanks,

Posted 5 days ago

Anonymous

Got the job done swiftly without going too much in to detail.

Posted 5 days ago

Derek W

Redmans dealt with my case very efficiently and I was happy with the outcome.

Posted 1 week ago

Anonymous

Timely professional advice!

Posted 1 week ago

Anonymous

Very good service

Posted 1 week ago

Anonymous

I was in contact with Chris and then worked with Caroline on an employment matter. I was very pleased with the service and professionalism throughout, and came away with satisfied with the outcome. Would happily recommend.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Nikki

Received advice re employment law. Chris was very helpful and advised accordingly. Would happily recommend them and if ever I need help again, will not think twice before using them.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Samantha K

Absolutely brilliant thank you. Caroline Lewis is a legend

Posted 2 months ago

Anonymous

The legal advice was clear and helpful.

Posted 2 months ago

Davinder P

Good Service

Posted 2 months ago

Adrian V

I was using Redmans services for a Settlement Agreement. Very quick and professional service. The outcome was favourable and I was very pleased with the amendments and results. Pretty glad to recommend them for any type of legal advice.

Posted 2 months ago

Anonymous

Very responsive, efficient, clear and supportive. Thank you! Highly recommend.

Posted 2 months ago

Tiago S

Chris was always prompt to help me with legal matters that are beyond my comprehension and very helpful leasing with my former employer. I would recommend Redmans Solicitors to everyone who needs help.

Posted 2 months ago

Anonymous

Fast and professional advice tailored to what was needed. Thanks for your help Chris Hadrill and team.

Posted 2 months ago

Peter S

Really pleased with the outcome and the advice I had from Chris and Sacha.

Posted 2 months ago

Harika A

Redmans solicitor's helped me with my settlement agreement, Chris has been very helpful throughout the process.He was very prompt in his responses and made my settlement look simple.Special thanks to Caroline for her efficient communication, thorough explaination of contract terminology and negotiations.I highly reccommend Redmans solicitors for anyone seeking employment related legal help.

Posted 2 months ago

Anonymous

Good and quick service

Posted 2 months ago

Ricky D

Very satisfying to be assured of such attention and professionalism.

Posted 2 months ago

Anonymous

Excellent service - thankyou

Posted 2 months ago

Anonymous

Efficient, timely and friendly support and advice

Posted 2 months ago