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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

Driver for Highways England wins £74K for being harassed before job even began
Date created: 24/01/2020

An employment tribunal awarded an ex-Highways England driver an amount of £74,000 because she was harassed before her job even started... read more

Former analyst at Goldman Sachs – disability claim settled
Date created: 14/01/2020

A claim made by a former analyst at Goldman Sachs the Investment Bank, has been settled. The analyst claimed that the company had failed to make adjustments to allow for his attention deficit disorder... read more

Unfair dismissal – Oxford University Professor wins case
Date created: 10/01/2020

Oxford University was found to have acted unlawfully when they dismissed 69-year old Professor Paul Ewart, an employment tribunal has found... read more