Nadine Nassar received inappropriate and suggestive text messages from her employer. After she rejected his advances in March 2008 she was subsequently sacked from her Â£136,000Â per yearÂ job. Ms Nassar brought a claim for unfair dismissal, as she wasÂ out of time for a sex discrimination claim, and the Employment Tribunal upheld her claim awarding her Â£64,000 […]
Thanks to Gary Cottam at Titman Firth for bringing this one to my attention. Firing someone for obtaining in an illegal way material to be used at work has to be right. The fact that he then went on to heap praise on the illegality added fuel to what was already a well lit fire.
..but who you know as the old saying goes. A prison officer from HMP Leicester has been sacked for befriending criminals on Facebook. We have blogged before on employers snooping around facebook. In this case the employee was suspended on suspicion of trafficking mobile phones and other items into the prison. The investigation revealed no […]
As one of the 3.2 million avid facebook users, I don’t think twice about logging on, checking my profile and indulging in a little behind-the-scenes stalking of those school friends I’ve not seen in years. I’m one of the lucky ones. Many employees are now finding that they can no longer access the cyber world of ‘walls’ […]