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We give regular updates on recent Employment Tribunal cases in our Tribunal Tales articles. You can find the full list of updates below. 

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Tribunal Tales – Seyi Omooba v (1) Michael Garrett Associates Ltd (t/a Global Artists) and (2) Leicester Theatre Trust Ltd

In 2019 the Claimant was cast as the main character of the play “The Colour Purple”. This character is in a lesbian relationship. When her casting was announced, attention was drawn to a Facebook post the Claimant made in 2014 in which she stated that homosexuality was wrong and that people could not be born gay.

March 26, 2024

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Tribunal Tales – Mrs Charlotte Parton v The Newman Catholic Collegiate

The Claimant worked for the Respondent as a primary school teacher from 2011. The Claimant discovered that she was pregnant in June of 2020 and informed the school. The Claimant discussed her worries around being infected with COVID with the headteacher.

February 8, 2024

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Tribunal Tales – Omar vs Epping Forest District Citizens Advice

January 9, 2024

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Tribunal Tales – Williams v Newport City Council

The Claimant in this case worked as a social worker for Newport City Council. Her job involved assessing the suitability of potential foster carers.

November 10, 2023

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Tribunal Tales – Dobson v North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

The Claimant, Ms Dobson, was employed as a community nurse. She was a working mother of three children, two of whom were disabled. The Claimant had a long standing arrangement to work two fixed days a week.

October 16, 2023

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Tribunal Tales – Lynskey v Direct Line

The Claimant in this case worked as a tele-sales consultant with the Respondent, Direct Line, from 2016. She performed this role at a high level. In 2019 she began experiencing issues with her concentration and overall job performance. These symptoms stemmed from the Claimant going through menopause.

September 14, 2023

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Tribunal Tales – Charalambous v. National Bank of Greece

The Claimant in this case, Ms Charalambous, worked as a relationship manager from 2014 for the National Bank of Greece. In 2019 she sent a spreadsheet which contained client details and confidential financial information to her solicitor, union rep, and brother who happened to work for a competitor.

August 17, 2023

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Tribunal Tales – Owen v Willow Tower Opco

The Claimant in this case worked in a care home as a bank worker. In June 2021 the Respondent made the decision that all staff needed to be vaccinated against COVID 19.

July 10, 2023

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Tribunal Tales – Niccolini v Algebris Investments

The Claimant in this case worked as a Director, Investor Relations and Business Development for a global asset management firm founded by Mr Serra. The Claimant began working with the Respondent in 2013.

June 21, 2023

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Tribunal Tales – Morris v Lauren Richards Ltd

The Claimant in this case was a Senior Technologist with the Respondent. She brought a claim of disability discrimination against her employer.

May 30, 2023

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Ask the Expert – When does a strict management style turn into bullying?

On 21 April 2023 Dominic Raab resigned from his position as the Secretary of State for Justice faced with allegations of bullying in the workplace. The Guardian reported that the inquiry that took place found civil servants feeling sick, reduced to tears and in one case feeling suicidal due to the alleged behaviour of the Minister. 

April 28, 2023

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Tribunal Tales – Rootes v Edward Harte Solicitors

The Claimant in this case was employed as a legal secretary and worked for the Respondent for 18 years. In September of 2021 a colleague came forward with a number of very serious allegations of homophobic and racist speech by the Claimant.

April 18, 2023

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