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Ministers clash over employment tribunal fees, claim

BUSINESS secretary Vince Cable has privately clashed with the Tory justice secretary, Chris Grayling, over the drop in the number of sexual discrimination cases being heard at employment tribunals since the government introduced fees, the… 46 more words

Employment Law

Tribunal claims can devastate your business

Facing an Employment Tribunal can be costly and time consuming, and the effects on a small business can be devastating. In this post, I will explore some of the most expensive tribunal awards of 2014. 347 more words

Jo Cameron

Tribunal rules that obesity can be a disability

OBESITY can be considered a disability in the workplace, an employment tribunal in Northern Ireland has ruled.

Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly welcomed the decision of the Tribunal which has been made public earlier this week. 137 more words

Employment Law

Priced Out

A letter signed by the TUC’s Frances O’Grady and Len McCluskey of Unite among others calls for the scrapping of Employment Tribunal Fees:

Since July 2013, when the government introduced fees for anyone taking their employer to an employment tribunal, there has been a huge drop in claims.

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Employment Wrongs

Employment Tribunal finds obese workers eligible for disability protections

Decision by Tribunal upholds European Court decision

Obese workers can pursue employers for humiliating, degrading or violating treatment

February 10th: Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly welcomed the decision of the Tribunal which has been made public yesterday (Monday 9th February): 193 more words

Press Releases

'Horror' of child sex going unchecked - social workers' claims

Claire Gannon and Martin Warsama told of “the sheer horror” of finding widespread child abuse on St Helena, in sworn legal documents submitted to their employment tribunal pre-hearing. 432 more words

St Helena

The art of the difficult conversation

ACAS has described the challenging or difficult conversation as being like the common cold “we all get them, they can be a real nuisance, but there seems to be no cure” 842 more words