Archive for the 'constructive dismissal' Category

Maid loses compensation claim over ‘malicious lies’ – The Independent

“A maid who accused her wealthy employers of treating her like a slave lost her compensation claim after being found to have told ‘malicious lies.’ ”

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The Independent, 5th November 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Bournemouth University Higher Education Corpn v Buckland – WLR Daily

Bournemouth University Higher Education Corpn v Buckland [2010] EWCA Civ 121; [2010] WLR (D) 51

“A repudiatory breach of contract, once it had happened, could not be cured by the contract breaker.”

WLR Daily, 24th February 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Prison psychologist ‘found dismembered Barbie dolls by her car’ – Daily Telegraph

“A prison psychologist found dismembered Barbie dolls lying next to her car as part of a campaign of intimidation to drive her out of her job, a tribunal has heard.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th December 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Kevin Keegan awarded £2m for constructive dismissal by Newcastle – The Guardian

“Kevin Keegan has been awarded £2m plus interest after an independent arbitration panel found that he was constructively dismissed by Newcastle United in September 2008. Newcastle must pay the former England coach this compensation within seven days.”

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The Guardian, 2nd October 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Claim against air firm dismissed – BBC News

“A tribunal has dismissed a cabin crew boss’s claim that she was forced to employ only young, slim, single women to crew private aircraft.”

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BBC News, 5th June 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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

“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

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

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

“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

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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