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Everybody Fails: Professor Fails Entire Class Because of Misconduct

GALVESTON, TX- We’ve all been in class with the class clown, but what happens when the professor isn’t laughing?

Well, one professor at Texas A&M in Galveston had just about enough with his students behaving badly. 215 more words


Disability and Disciplinary Dismissals

In recent weeks the Employment Appeal Tribunals judgement in Thomson v Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust has been published. The key issue which has been attracting comment is the endorsement of the first tier tribunal’s decision that a dismissal may be unfair because of the choice of the decision maker, even when there is no accusation of bias, and the choice of the decision maker was entirely consistent with the employer’s disciplinary decision. 1,454 more words


Cross Examining Witnesses in Disciplinary Hearings

In an Employment Tribunal hearing the cross examination of witnesses represents the majority of a disciplinary hearing. By contrast in a misconduct hearing of an employee the overwhelming majority of hearings will feature no cross examination of witnesses at all. 722 more words

Unfair Dismissal

Cranes and confessions: the 'reasonable investigation' revisited

Where an employee admits misconduct, what subsequent standard of investigation is required by the employer? This issue was recently revisited by the Employment Appeals Tribunal in a claim for unfair dismissal [1]. 423 more words


Mother Sues Police For Stripping Dead Daughter And Taking Pics

A mother is suing the Cook County Sheriff’s Department accusing officers of taking inappropriate nude photos of her daughter’s dead body. The lawsuit claims deputies improperly removed her clothing at the scene and took nude photos.

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Fox News Chairman Ailes On Brian Williams: 'I'd Put Him Back'

Recently, The Hollywood Reporter interviewed Fox News’ Chairman Roger Ailes, and near the end of the interview, the Hollywood Reporter asked him about the return of NBC News chairman Andy Lack, and that led to talk about NBC News anchor Brian Williams. 151 more words


St. Louis Aldermen to Vote on Civilian Review Board

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The St. Louis Board of Aldermen has one more chance to approve a civilian review board before the current session ends. 125 more words