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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 a number of stories relating to employment tribunal cases that have made the news between 11 November and 17 November 2013.

  1. Gus Poyet settles Employment Tribunal claim against Brighton Football Club – Gus Poyet, the former manager of Brighton & Hove Albion FC, has withdrawn his employment tribunal claims by agreement after he was dismissed from his job for alleged gross misconduct earlier this year (Sky Sports)
  2. Former nurse loses Employment Tribunal battle for unfair dismissal and discrimination – a former nurse at Good Hope Hospital has failed in her claim in the employment tribunal after an employment judge ruled that she had not been unfairly dismissed or discriminated against (The Sutton Coldfield Observer)
  3. City IT worker makes employment tribunal claim after being dismissed by Brazilian bank – a former IT worker at a London-based bank has made a claim for unfair dismissal in the employment tribunal after losing his job at the Banco do Brasil in 2012 (The Telegraph)
  4. Birmingham City Council may owe current and former employees up to a billion pounds – Birmingham City Council could owe up to a billion to current and former employees in equal pay claims, the media has reported (The Birmingham Mail)
  5. Former director takes charity to employment tribunal – A former finance director at RNLI has made a claim for constructive dismissal in the employment tribunal after he claimed that he was forced out of his job (Civil Society)
  6. Man sacked for being member of trade union wins unfair dismissal claim in employment tribunal – A man who issued a claim for unfair dismissal in the employment tribunal has won £9,000 after an employment judge found that he had been dismissed because he was a member of a trade union (The Yorkshire Evening Post)
  7. Former Tesco employee wins employment tribunal claim for unfair dismissal and disability discrimination – a former Tesco employee has won his claim for unfair dismissal and disability discrimination after being dismissed because he was on long-term sick leave because of problems with depression and stress (The Hertfordshire Mercury)
  8. John McCririck loses Employment Tribunal claim for age discrimination – John McCririck, the eccentric racing pundit, has lost his claim for age discrimination in the employment tribunal after Channel 4 failed to renew his contract last year (BBC)

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