Employemnt tribunal

Next equal pay battle advances as women’s work ruled of equal value to men

The three women at the lead of an equal pay battle against Next have won the right to take their case onto the final stage.

Banker awarded £300k over sex and maternity discrimination

A banker whose responsibilities were eroded while on maternity leave has won her seven-year legal battle against Commerzbank.

Woman awarded £19k after sexual harassment at Christmas party

A woman who was sexually harassed at a work Christmas party has been awarded £18,857 after claims of sexual harassment, victimisation and unfair dismissal.

12 months of 2022: August

As we reach the end of the year, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown revisits each month's most notable happenings.

Employer guilty of sexual harassment by appeal process

Railway infrastructure services firm VolkerRail has been found guilty of sexual harassment against a former employee due to the way it handled the claimant’s grievance and appeal process.

Pregnant worker given parenting tips before sacking wins tribunal case

A woman made redundant two months before she was due to go on maternity leave has won £130,000 from an employment tribunal.

Worker harassed for side hustle wins £22,000 tribunal claim

A bank worker has won £22,000 from an employment tribunal after being advised not to advertise her cake business on social media while on leave.

LGBT+ Vodafone worker wins discrimination case

An LGBT+ worker at a Vodafone franchise has won £30,000 from an employment tribunal after being subjected to harassment in the workplace, including being told she looked like a "normal lassie" despite...

Derby council spends millions fighting equal pay disputes

Derby City Council has spent more than £1.5m fighting equal pay disputes with employees, according to a freedom of information request lodged by employment union Unison.

Oxford professors seek tribunal over forced retirement policy

University of Oxford professors are launching an age discrimination claim against the institution over its forced retirement policy.

Rangers fan who claimed football as important as religion loses tribunal

An employee who believed he was discriminated against because of the football team he supports was unsuccessful in his lawsuit against his former employer.

Teaching assistant wins discrimination tribunal after home working snub

A black teaching assistant won £17,000 from an employment tribunal after being denied the ability to work from home during Covid-19 despite her white colleague being allowed to.