Secretary called ‘bitch’ and made to scrub male toilets wins damages – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 18th, 2009 in constructive dismissal, news, sex discrimination by sally

“A secretary was awarded £9,000 in damages after she was branded a ‘bitch’ and ‘whore’ by her employer and made to scrub the male toilets.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th February 2009


Asian employee superimposed on to bin Laden cave picture sues company – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 7th, 2008 in constructive dismissal, news, race discrimination by sally

“Vinod Rajdev claims that colleagues at software provider Civica routinely taunted him and joked that he was an al-Qaeda terrorist ‘mastermind’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 7th November 2008


Employment tribunals should punish the constructive dismissal, not the history –

Posted February 6th, 2008 in constructive dismissal, damages, news by sally

“A victim of a constructive dismissal can only be compensated by an employment tribunal for damages relating to that actual dismissal, not for an employer’s bad behaviour leading up to it, the Court of Appeal has ruled.”

Full story, 6th February 2008