Maya Forstater was discriminated against over gender-critical beliefs, tribunal rules – The Guardian

‘A researcher who lost her job at a thinktank after tweeting that transgender women could not change their biological sex has won her claim that she was unfairly discriminated against because of her gender-critical beliefs.’

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The Guardian, 6th July 2022

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Call to beef up rules on discrimination and harassment by barristers – Legal Futures

‘The rules against discrimination and harassment by barristers need to be strengthened by removing the requirement that the actions be unlawful, two QCs have argued.’

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Legal Futures, 14th June 2022

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Banker wins £2m for sexual discrimination in ‘witch hat’ case – The Guardian

Posted February 1st, 2022 in compensation, equal pay, news, sex discrimination, victimisation by sally

‘A City banker who had a witch’s hat left on her desk by drunken male colleagues has won more than £2m in compensation for sexual discrimination.’

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The Guardian, 31st January 2022

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Law Society victimisation claim struck out over volunteer status – Legal Futures

Posted March 25th, 2021 in news, solicitors, striking out, victimisation, volunteers by sally

‘A solicitor has had her claim for victimisation by the Law Society struck out by an employment tribunal on the basis that, as the chair of a committee, she was not an employee or office-holder.’

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Legal Futures, 25th March 2021

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Judge loses race discrimination claim over litigant’s complaint – Legal Futures

Posted August 11th, 2020 in complaints, harassment, judges, news, race discrimination, victimisation by sally

‘A judge has failed in his claim that he suffered discrimination, harassment and victimisation due to his race over how a complaint by a litigant was dealt with.’

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Legal Futures, 10th August 2020

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Solicitor claimant backtracks on request for male judge – Legal Futures

‘An employment tribunal has rejected claims of bias by a solicitor claimant who asked and then retracted a request to replace a female judge with a male one.’

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Legal Futures, 23rd June 2020

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COA Considers Causation & the Reach of s.43G in Jesudason v Alder Hey Childrens NHS Foundation Trust – Old Square Chambers

Posted February 11th, 2020 in causation, disclosure, news, victimisation, whistleblowers by sally

‘Mr Jesudason was a consultant paediatric surgeon for the Trust. Between 2009 and 2014, he made a number of allegations to the Trust, several regulatory bodies and other third parties, including the media. These allegations related to serious failures and wrongdoing in the operation of his Department at the Trust. Following the termination of his employment, Mr Jesudason brought claims of whistleblowing. His claims were dismissed by the ET and the EAT. Giving the sole judgment in the Court of Appeal, Sir Patrick Elias dismissed Mr Jesudason’s appeal.’

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Old Square Chambers, 4th February 2020

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Equalities watchdog ‘calls time’ on discrimination gagging orders – Daily Telegraph

‘Non-disclosure agreements must not prevent employees bringing discrimination cases against their employer, new guidance from the equalities watchdog says.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th October 2019

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Female banker whose boss repeatedly told her ‘not now, Stacey’ wins £4m sex discrimination claim – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 12th, 2019 in compensation, equal pay, news, sex discrimination, victimisation by tracey

‘A female banker whose boss demeaned her by repeatedly saying “not now, Stacey” has won a £4 million sex discrimination claim.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th September 2019

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Transgender journalist loses discrimination claim against the Times – The Guardian

‘A transgender woman made redundant by the Times has lost an employment tribunal in which she claimed to have experienced discrimination and unfair dismissal.’

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The Guardian, 23rd August 2019

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Case of ex-magistrate challenging top judges moves forward – Family Law

Posted December 6th, 2018 in adoption, employment tribunals, magistrates, news, victimisation by sally

‘Former magistrate Richard Page has been granted permission to take his case against the Lord Chancellor and Lord Chief Justice to the Employment Appeal Tribunal. Page is accusing the most senior judges in England and Wales of victimising him for his view that children do best when raised by both a mother and a father.’

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Family Law, 5th December 2018

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Royal Academy of Music teacher wrongfully sacked for referring to violinists as ‘gypos’, tribunal rules – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 20th, 2018 in diversity, equality, news, victimisation, wrongful dismissal by sally

‘A Royal Academy of Music teacher was wrongfully dismissed for referring to violinists as ‘gypos’, a tribunal ruled.’

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Daily Telegraph, 19th November 2018

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Head of Legal loses employment tribunal claim against local authority – Local Government Lawyer

‘A council head of legal services has lost an employment tribunal case against the authority for which she previously worked.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 20th September 2018

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Hundreds of whistleblowers claim they faced recriminations as NHS fears repeat of Gosport scandal – The Independent

Posted June 22nd, 2018 in disciplinary procedures, hospitals, news, victimisation, whistleblowers by tracey

‘Data collected by NHS whistleblowing body shows 7,000 staff came forward with patient safety or bullying concerns in 2017-18 but this is “just the tip of the iceberg.”‘

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The Independent, 22nd June 2018

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Employee wins partial victory on harassment in pot plant case – Local Government Lawyer

‘A Westminster City Council employee has won a partial victory at an employment tribunal in a case that arose over a disputed pot plant.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 8th November 2017

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Law and religion round-up – 5th November – Law & Religion UK

‘A week in which the Westminster sexual exploitation scandal continued to claim scalps, there was an important report on House of Lords reform – and Brexit rumbled on’

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Law & Religion UK, 5th November 2017

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Male police officers given £96,000 payout after they were sidelined for calling out sexism – Daily Telegraph

‘Two male police officers have been awarded £96,000 after they claimed they were sidelined for raising concerns about sexist attitudes in their force.’

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd August 2017

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Christian magistrate in gay adoption row set for legal battle with 0NHS bosses – Daily Telegraph

‘A Christian magistrate who lost his job and then his role as an NHS director for speaking out against adoption by same-sex parents will this week sue NHS bosses claiming political correctness can prevent Christians holding public posts.’

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Daily Telegraph, 30th July 2017

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Employment tribunal upholds part of claim by monitoring officer against council – Local Government Lawyer

‘An employment tribunal has upheld a former monitoring officer’s claim of victimisation and unfair dismissal by a borough council.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 25th July 2017

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Fine for senior partner who “accidentally” discriminated against colleague on grounds of age and religion – Legal Futures

‘A senior partner who was found by an employment tribunal to have discriminated against, harassed and victimised a former equity partner at his firm, has been fined £2,000 by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT), which found his culpability to be “low” as his behaviour had “just crossed the line into discrimination”.’

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Legal Futures, 3rd April 2017

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