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Some thoughts on the Tribunal system post General Election

I was fascinated to read about Labour’s proposals to scrap the existing Employment Tribunal fee system and to review the Tribunal system to make sure that it delivers more for all who are involved in it. 781 more words

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Should you ditch the interview?

Should you ditch the interview? 

A recent case[1] raises a difficult issue for employers: when should a requirement for competitive interviews be disapplied or modified for disabled job candidates? 507 more words

Employment

Renewed attack on employment tribunal fees

A RENEWED attack on employment tribunal fees came from TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady in her address to the TUC Congress this morning.

She said: “If a burglar robbed your house – even if that house is a mansion – you wouldn’t be expected to pay upfront for the privilege of seeing him taken to court. 55 more words

Employment Law

Are you paid enough for your Holidays?

So you’ve enjoyed your holiday that you’ve worked hard for all year and returned with that killer tan that’s made your colleagues envious, life is good. 471 more words

Employment Law

Christian registrar dismissed for refusing to perform same-sex weddings wins her case

An employment tribunal has found in favour of a Christian registrar who was let go after she refused to perform same-sex weddings.

54-year-old Margaret Jones, who was senior deputy registrar at Bedford register office, claims her employer was discriminating against her when she was let go for refusing to perform her duties earlier this year. 71 more words

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John Pearson Interview: PCS activist on winning his tribunal case

I recently interviewed a number of PCS activists and senior representatives as part of my MA research.  One of the interesting things about the set of interviews was the difference between discussing trade union issues with the two sets of people.  1,307 more words

PCS

Employment tribunals in the news

THE “prank culture” at a call centre that led to a manager’s sacking and her eventually winning a five figure sum for unfair dismissal, and an alleged conspiracy to sabotage a bakery business – two stories to emerge from employment tribunal hearings reported in the regional press this week. 27 more words

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