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Sex discrimination roles reversed

A woman’s ‘blow job’ quip to a male employee was sexual discrimination, ruled an Employment Tribunal. This case is unusual in that the roles were reversed and it was a man who complained of the sex discrimination. In Elworthy v … More

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Employers cannot treat employees badly, even if they don’t respect their competence. Leeds United discovered this after their assistant manager, Nigel Gibbs, won a breach of contract case brought at the High Court. Gibbs had a fixed-term contract with the … More

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Season of Santa and settlement agreements

‘Tis in the season of goodwill that employers choose to fire employees. So legally, Christmas becomes the busiest time of year for employment lawyers. Employers tend to be the first to make resolutions on what they want to do in … More

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Christmas overtime refusal leads to dismissal

If you want to force your workers to do overtime over Christmas, the Employment Tribunal supports you…  A tribunal in November 2016 ruled that an employer fairly dismissed a worker when her refusal to do overtime over the Christmas period … More

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