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Latest News in Employment UK

  • April 16, 2024

    Autonomy CEO Pressured JPMorgan Over Analyst, Jury Told

    An ex-JPMorgan stock analyst testifying Tuesday in the criminal fraud trial of former Autonomy CEO Michael Lynch told jurors that the software company founder responded with hostility when his research reports questioned its growth, and that Lynch offered JPMorgan millions in business if he were taken off the Autonomy beat.

  • April 16, 2024

    Dow Plant Worker Wins Unfair Dismissal Claim

    A former Dow Chemical Co. plant worker has won his unfair dismissal claim on appeal, after an employment judge ruled that the company's workplace changes were so detrimental to him that he was forced to quit.

  • April 16, 2024

    Charity Pushed Out Exec But Not Over Whistleblowing

    A charity unlawfully pushed its former head of governance out of the organization by treating her unfairly, but not because she voiced concerns that a property sale might violate industry regulations, an employment tribunal ruled.

  • April 16, 2024

    Amazon Staffer Wins Payout Over Early-Morning Health Check

    Amazon must pay its former employee £1,600 ($1,990) after it failed to accommodate his anxiety by demanding that he attend an early-morning occupational health appointment, a Scottish tribunal has ruled.

  • April 16, 2024

    Legal Experts Uneasy About Post Office Convictions Law

    Legal experts warned a parliamentary committee Tuesday that government plans to introduce legislation to quash the convictions of hundreds of Post Office branch managers could unintentionally set a precedent for other miscarriages of justice. 

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