False statements led to man being sacked

A man has been awarded compensation after his former employer made false statements which led to him being sacked.

The man worked at a university as a liaison officer. His work meant he was in regular contact with colleges throughout the country. Alleged staff relationship problems

Shortly after he took up the post, the Head of Human Resources at a college where he had worked six years earlier sent an email to the university. The email was addressed to the university’s Head of HR and contained false allegations about the liaison officer.

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Belief in New World Order tribunal case

A man has lost an employment tribunal claim after the court decided that his belief in conspiracy theories was not protected by the law.

He believed in a ‘New World Order’ in which the UK & US governments were part of a ‘Global elite’ along with major financial institutions across the world. The New World Order was set up to establish control over the world’s resources and enslave the masses.

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Salesman wins constructive dismissal case

A salesman has won a constructive dismissal case after a breach of trust by his employers.

He worked for a company that supplied office equipment and electrical goods. The company experienced numerous problems. Client’s orders would often be delivered late. The goods were also faulty a lot of the time. Occasionally an order would be diverted and not even reach the client at all.

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Unfair dismissal when pregnant

Individuals as well as companies can be liable for discrimination as was shown in a recent unfair dismissal case.

Woman made redundant while pregnantIt involved a woman who was awarded £22,000 after being made redundant when she told her boss that she was pregnant. The woman was working at an estate agency when she fell pregnant. The agency was run by one sole director. The director also owned another company.

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37% of employment appeals from public sector

37% of Tribunal cases are from public sector

Workers from the public sector are more likely to take a claim to an employment tribunal than private sector workers, according to research carried out by commercial law firm, EMW.

The findings come from an analysis of national statistics and all employment appeal tribunals.

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