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Dr C Magoulas v QMUL (part I)

At the same time of my dismissal from Queen Mary on grounds of redundancy, my colleague Babis was also served notice. His case hasn’t seen any publicity so far. 1,829 more words


What's a 'reasonable investigation'?

In order to show a fair dismissal in a misconduct case, a ‘reasonable investigation’ is key. This week we delve into the world of foreign exchange trading and a recent decision[1] from the Employment Tribunal for a helpful reminder on this sometimes slippery concept. 488 more words


Unison employment tribunal fees appeal granted

THE Supreme Court has granted permission for Unison to appeal the Court of Appeal’s decision over a Judicial Review of employment tribunal fees. The issue in this case is whether the Court of Appeal erred in its approach to the EU principle of effectiveness; in its approach to indirect discrimination and in concluding that Fees Order was not indirectly discriminatory.

Employment Law

Postponements in the Employment Tribunal – Government moves to limit the number of postponements that can be granted to a party

Section 151 of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 made provision for limiting the number of postponements a party may apply for in an Employment Tribunal and requiring a Tribunal to consider making an order for costs against any party who makes a late application to postpone or adjourn a hearing.  522 more words


Wake up and smell the coffee

I would imagine that, if you work in the PR team at Starbucks, the phrase “no publicity is bad publicity” is not one you would hear very often. 469 more words


Woman with dyslexia wins disability discrimination case

STARBUCKS has lost a disability discrimination case at an employment tribunal where the claimant who has dyslexia was wrongly accused of falsifying documents.

A separate hearing will decide how much compensation will be awarded. 6 more words

Employment Law

Starbucks Employee Wins Dyslexia Discrimination Case

A woman with dyslexia has won a disability discrimination case against her employer Starbucks after she was accused of falsifying documents.

A tribunal found Meseret Kumulchew had been discriminated against after making mistakes due to her difficulties with reading, writing and telling the time. 470 more words

Mainstream Madness

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