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Unfair dismissal for Tesco worker ‘left in the dark’ about her new role
Date created: 15/08/2019

An employment tribunal has ruled that after being left in the dark about changes to her new role, a former Tesco employee was unfairly dismissed... read more

Merging NHS trust unfairly dismisses HR manager
Date created: 09/08/2019

While two of her colleagues’ cases failed, an HR manager at a merged NHS trust has won her claim. The claim was for unfair dismissal and she won it even though she failed to apply for a suitable alternative position... read more

A warning of ‘unconscious bias’ and connection to racism comes from Prince Harry
Date created: 01/08/2019

The Duke of Sussex commented that even if people do not consider themselves to be racist, an ‘unconscious bias’ can lead to racist behaviour... read more

Overlooked for promotion because teacher worked part time
Date created: 30/07/2019

A teacher at the Assumption Grammar School in Ballynahinch, County Down has received a payment of £5000 because she was overlooked for promotion... read more

‘Years of racism’ from soldiers – former paratroopers sue army
Date created: 22/07/2019

Hani Gue, a black former paratrooper is bringing a discrimination claim against the Ministry of Defence... read more

Met Police accused of discrimination by Asian Officer
Date created: 10/07/2019

Parm Sandhu, one of the most senior female Asian police officers has begun legal action against the Metropolitan Police. She is accusing them of discrimination... read more

Tribunal rules that ‘perceived disability’ was discriminatory
Date created: 02/07/2019

A police officer’s ‘perceived disability’ was ruled as discriminatory by the Court of Appeal. Refusing to employ someone because of the perception that a health condition may in the future affect their ability to work is discrimination... read more

Discrimination claim – TfL employee wins claim after his own manager doubts his ability to speak fluent English
Date created: 25/06/2019

A former employee of Transport for London has won his claim for discrimination and victimisation because he was told he could not participate in conference calls and training. .. read more

‘Scandalous’ response over racism investigation – Hampshire Police criticised.
Date created: 11/06/2019

In a shocking development the police force is investigating 19 staff members over the alleged use of ‘prejudiced and inappropriate’ language and behaviour... read more

Sainsbury’s bars British ski champion and guide dog from store
Date created: 11/06/2019

John Dickinson-Lilley, a blind Paralympian said that the way the store treated him was humiliating. The idea that in 2019 you can walk into a store and be so humiliated is simply outrageous... read more