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MoJIn the latest of our series of posts on employment tribunal cases in the news this week, we take a look at four employment tribunal cases that have made the headlines between 30 December 2013 and 5 January 2014. This includes a BBC reporter who has settled an Employment Tribunal case for unfair dismissal and a policeman who has lost his Employment Tribunal claim for protected disclosures

  1. Ex-BBC reporter settles case – A former BBC Radio Scotland reporter has reached a settlement with the corporation after accusing them of racial discrimination. Business reporter Waseem Zakir was due to face BBC bosses at an employment tribunal last week (Herald Scotland)
  2. Longford cop’s bullying claim is thrown out by judge – Pc James Griffin told employment tribunal that fellow officers tried to cover up his allegation that suicidal 23-year-old city woman may have been saved (Coventry Telegraph)
  3. ‘Sick building’ worker loses claim for unfair dismissal – A personal assistant, who claimed flooding at the Office of Environmental Health and Pollution Regulation caused her to collapse after an allergic reaction, has lost her appeal for unfair dismissal (This Is Guernsey)
  4. Broadcaster wins unfair dismissal claim – Well-known broadcaster Liam MacNally has won a case for unfair dismissal against his former employers Mid West Radio. The decision of the Employment Appeals Tribunal was released in writing on Friday and both parties received notice of it yesterday (The Mayo News)

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