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Employment Tribunal finds in favour of Dunnes Stores worker denied union representation

Unite Legal Services victory results in Coleraine worker being awarded £400 compensation 

September 24th: Unite Regional Officer, Philip Oakes, welcomed the decision of the Tribunal which found that Dunnes stores had breached the legislation twice: 272 more words

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Mayor Joe Anderson "my good name [has been] dragged through the mud" over £90,000 legal bill for unfair dismissal case

Mayor Joe Anderson “my good name dragged through the mud” over £90,000 legal bill for unfair dismissal case

Liverpool City Council meeting of 16th September 2015 Part 1 of 6… 1,578 more words


Scotland to abolish employment tribunal fees

THE Scottish Government intends to abolish employment tribunal fees in Scotland.

This is set out in the new government programme for 2015-16, announced by Nicola Sturgeon yesterday. 8 more words

Employment Law

Contract claims - back to the future

A recent judgment in the Employment Tribunal[1] could lead to employers facing future claims for historic breaches of contract.

Following a breach of any contract a claim can be brought in the County or High Court for compensation. 376 more words


Should a Facebook comment result in Dismissal?

As more and more of us are using social media, (apparently 1 in 7 of the world population is on Facebook, including my Dad!) it stands to reason that more and more Employment Tribunal cases are dealing with it’s misuse. 446 more words

HR For Early Years

Dealing with scandalous employees

Stories about politicians and councillors being caught up in scandals at work regularly feature in our national press.   In such cases the individual generally resigns (eventually) following public pressure to do so but what happens when it happens to ordinary employees? 442 more words


Defending failed tribunal claims cost employer more than £63,000

THE COSTS to an employer of defending three employment tribunal claims which were eventually dropped rose to more than £63,000.

Avon and Somerset Police faced claims of harassment, victimisation and sex discrimination brought by three officers but the accusations were dropped less than a week into the six-week hearing. 26 more words

Employment Law