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Employment Tribunal Treated Psychotic Litigant UnfairlyJanuary 28, 2015

A litigant who was in the grip of a psychotic episode when he turned up an hour late to an Employment Tribunal (ET) hearing –...

Bank Worker’s Disability Discrimination Claim SetbackJanuary 28, 2015

A bank worker who claims she was subjected to a campaign of abuse and degrading treatment by colleagues due to the 'pot-pourri' of medical conditions...

Government Publishes Guidance on the ‘Fit for Work’ ServiceJanuary 14, 2015

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has published guidance for employers and employees on the new 'Fit for Work' service, originally referred to as...

Employee Foolishness No Defence in Health and Safety CasesDecember 31, 2014

In a case which vividly illustrates the exacting health and safety standards placed on industrial employers, a flooring company was convicted and fined over an...

Obese Workers and Disability RightsDecember 19, 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has upheld an earlier ruling of the Advocate General on a question raised by the Danish...

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