Employment tribunals

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‘Loud’ academic awarded more than £100,000 for unfair dismissal
University of Exeter ordered to pay compensation to physicist Dr Annette Plaut, who was sacked after 29 years

Steven Morris

18, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK worker who stayed home over fear of Covid fails in discrimination claim
Woman tried to claim her fear of catching virus was a protected belief, after her employer refused to pay her

Helen Pidd and agency

29, Dec, 2021 @10:10 AM

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Barrister who sued after colleague asked him to stop farting loses case
Lawyer said flatulence was caused by heart medication and argued the request violated his dignity

Tom Ambrose

21, Dec, 2021 @4:02 PM

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Council worker sacked for comments about Zionism wins back job
Stan Keable awarded £70,000 after tribunal judge in London rules he was unfairly dismissed from role

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

26, Oct, 2021 @4:18 PM

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Police Scotland ‘boys’ club’ victimised female officer, tribunal rules
Judgment condemns ‘sexist, horrific’ workplace culture faced by Rhona Malone in force’s firearms unit

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

06, Oct, 2021 @11:46 AM

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‘No sympathy, no understanding’: the social worker fired while perimenopausal
After 18 years of service, this social worker found no duty of care from her employers when her perimenopause brought on crippling anxiety

Amelia Hill

07, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Menopause at centre of increasing number of UK employment tribunals
Rise in women taking employers to court citing event as proof of unfair dismissal and discrimination

Amelia Hill

07, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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London casino let rich patrons racially abuse staff, tribunal hears
Ex-employee is suing Aspinalls in Mayfair for discrimination, alleging a ‘hostile and demeaning environment’

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

15, Jul, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Ex-Labour MP Mike Hill facing possible criminal inquiry over sexual assault ruling
Former Hartlepool MP found by employment tribunal to have climbed into victim’s bed and assaulted her in his office

Rajeev Syal

08, Jul, 2021 @11:05 AM

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NHS nurse sacked over weekend working wins landmark ruling
Woman fired by North Cumbria NHS trust wins appeal in ruling hailed as victory for women’s workplace rights

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

23, Jun, 2021 @4:23 PM

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Gender-critical views are a protected belief, appeal tribunal rules
Maya Forstater lost initial legal challenge brought when her contract was not renewed after tweet dispute

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

10, Jun, 2021 @11:33 AM

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Tribunal ‘deeply concerned’ by racism among Home Office contractors
Black workers spoken of in derogatory way by colleagues at Mitie who handled deportations

Diane Taylor

07, Jun, 2021 @4:50 PM

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