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Employment Law News

Is it ever acceptable to send lewd emails? Probably not, but in the next case the court ruled that an employer was not justified in treating as gross misconduct the fact that its employee e mailed a lewd Christmas card.

In another example of how misconduct in an employee’s private life can lead to dismissal, a solicitor, and avid Chelsea fan, has been dismissed because of his comments on YouTube in which he called Liverpool fans 'Scouse scum' who should 'crawl back to their horrible Merseyside homes'

An ET decided that an employer did not discriminate on grounds of disability and met its duty to make reasonable adjustments when it withdrew a conditional job offer over safety concerns about a job applicant's epilepsy.

A Christian NHS worker who was disciplined for bullying and harassing a Muslim colleague has been granted permission to appeal against rejection of her claim for discrimination on the grounds of her faith.

Is an employee’s dismissal for misconduct unfair if another employee involved in the same incident receives only a final warning? Not necessarily.