Unfair dismissal

"Non-feminist" employee loses tribunal for discrimination

A Environmental Agency employee who described himself as a “non feminist” has lost his tribunal claim for discrimination, victimisation and unfair dismissal.

Employee unfairly dismissed for reporting sheesha den, tribunal finds

A former charity employee was unfairly dismissed for reporting smoking in the office, an employment tribunal found earlier this month.

Fire and rehire crackdown "lacks bite", unions say

The government’s new statutory Code of Practice on the use of fire and rehire tactics has been criticised for not going far enough to deter employers.

CBI settles legal action brought by sacked boss

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has settled a wrongful dismissal case from former director general Tony Danker.

Worker who bumped into boss on holiday wins tribunal

A worker who bumped into his boss while on holiday in Portugal has won his unfair dismissal tribunal.

Train driver unfairly dismissed for tarantula prank

A train driver who left a tarantula skin in his female colleagues’ pigeonhole did not bully her and was unfairly dismissed, a tribunal has ruled.

Autistic M&S worker unfairly dismissed for harassment allegation

A tribunal has found that retailer Marks & Spencer unfairly fired an autistic man after a colleague complained about his behaviour.

Lloyds Bank manager dismissed for using racial slur wins tribunal

A manager at Lloyds Bank who used the 'N-word' during a race education session, was unfairly dismissed, a tribunal has found.

Musk's pledge to pay legal fees for employees treated “unfairly” could create jobs

Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur announced via a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, in early August that he will help people treated “unfairly” by their employer due to posts they have put...

Law firm to pay £20,000 for not giving proper warning of closure to employees

A tribunal found eight claims of unfair dismissal against a Newcastle-based law firm were well-founded as the company did not properly warn employees before liquidation.

Greggs worker wins race harassment case

A former worker at bakery chain Greggs has won a race harassment case after his manager tore his mask off in anger to warn him and two other junior black workers they would be in 'big trouble' if they...

Baker wins tribunal after being sacked for holey loaves

Artur Piaszczynski, the head baker at a Dorset artisan bread shop, Leakers Bakery, has won £15,000 in an unfair dismissal case after being sacked for making loaves with too many holes in them.