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Lead Practitioner Wins £4k after Company Refuses Sick Pay For Macromastia Surgery and Redundancy Pay

In a recent case, a charity worker was awarded over £4k after she was unfairly dismissed. Apparently, she had no choice but to resign...

British Airways Adopts Non-Gender-Specific Rules for Dress Codes

As of Monday, November 14th, British Airways staff that are required to wear uniforms are now allowed to have piercings and makeup on –...

Pregnant Academic Unfairly Sacked After Being Advised That She Should Buy Second-Hand Baby Clothes.

In a recent case, the Employment Tribunal at Manchester found that a pregnant employee had been unfairly dismissed because of her pregnancy. On hearing...

Discrimination at Work: How Common is It?

Being mistreated by your employer may be considered unlawful discrimination if it is based on the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. Although...

Boss Who Wanted “Slim” Workers Slapped with Harassment Suit After Calling Office Assistant “Fatty”

In a recent case in front of an Employment Tribunal, an employee slapped a harassment and victimisation lawsuit on her employer. She claimed her...

Big Win for Mum with No Legal Training – ET awards £60K

Donna Patterson, a mum of two, has been awarded £60K after representing herself in the Employment Tribunal. She has no legal training but was...