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Jabba the Hutt as a referee?

A pilot was found by an Employment Tribunal to have provided false information in an application for employment, specifically providing a reference from a Star Wars villain, Jabba the Hut. He

Handshakes and discrimination

A Swedish Muslim woman has won an indirect discrimination claim after her job interview was ended when she refused a handshake due to her religion. Farah Alhajeh was interviewed for a position as a

Vantastic Investigations

Mr Genus and Mr Kelly worked in property repairs for Fortem Solutions Limited and as such were each provided with a company van. They were both dismissed for gross misconduct, namely the private use

Doctor, Doctor

Former ‘Doctor of the Year’ Mr Duffy resigned from his post as a consultant with University Hospitals Morecambe Bay NHS Trust due to allegations that were brought against him for racism. Mr Duffy

Sleeping on the Job

Are employees who sleep at a place of work but are ‘on call’, such as carers, entitled to receive the National Minimum Wage for every hour they are available? Even when they are asleep? This

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