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EasyJet looking at contract changes – BA pilots faced with taking unpaid leave
Date created: 03/04/2020

Both pilots and cabin crew have been asked by EasyJet to agree to changes in their work conditions because of the Coronavirus. .. read more

FTSE 100 – only a third of positions are held by women
Date created: 30/03/2020

A government backed review has found that at some of the biggest companies in the UK, only one in three board positions are held by women... read more

Chinese students get slammed for returning home to China
Date created: 30/03/2020

With Covid-19 being the main subject of the news and in fact, being the main issue for most people, a question arises about students who choose to return to their home countries. .. read more

Call for inquiry into racism in the Home Office after Windrush report
Date created: 23/03/2020

A group of 16 anti-racism organisations has said that the Windrush report on the scandal shows that there are still ‘institutional failures to understand racism’ taking place in the Home Office... read more

Equal pay settlement reached between Samira Ahmed and the BBC
Date created: 04/03/2020

After winning her equal pay case against the BBC, journalist Samira Ahmed has reached an undisclosed settlement with the broadcasting company... read more

Secretary resigns because of discrimination
Date created: 27/02/2020

A judge has ruled that a secretary who was asked to be complicit in discriminatory practises was constructively and unfairly dismissed... read more

Lawyer considered ‘too expensive’ was discriminated against when rejected
Date created: 19/02/2020

A tribunal has ruled that the decision to deny a lawyer work because he was ‘too expensive’ was an act of age discrimination... read more

After threatening to ‘shoot’ a colleague, Timpson employee unfairly dismissed
Date created: 07/02/2020

An employment tribunal has found that a Timpson employee was unfairly dismissed for threatening to ‘shoot’ a colleague, because of the way the company handled the disciplinary process... read more

In Finland dads and mums will have the same parental leave
Date created: 07/02/2020

To encourage fathers to spend more time with their children, Finland’s new government has recently announced plans to give all parents the same amount of parental leave... read more

Tribunal hears that banker was dismissed because of his age
Date created: 29/01/2020

A 55-year old banker who was dismissed because of his age has won his appeal against global bank Citigroup. The dismissal was ruled by the employment tribunal as discrimination... read more