A Teenager Was Fired For Being Too Young

A British teenager has become the youngest person ever to win an age discrimination case after being fired from her Saturday job for being too young. Hazel Cassidy worked two shifts in a cafe in Ayreshire when she had just turned 14. While the majority of age discrimination claims involve employees being too old, theContinue reading “A Teenager Was Fired For Being Too Young”

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An HR Advisor Was Dismissed For Complaining

An HR advisor who said he had been left astounded and disappointed after getting only three chicken nuggets for lunch has been awarded over £5,000 after he was dismissed for complaining. Dissatisfied Steven Smith, 30, had been upset at the size of the £1.99 portion he was given in the office canteen of the companyContinue reading “An HR Advisor Was Dismissed For Complaining”

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Pregnant Nursery Worker Gets £40,000

A pregnant nursery worker has won almost £40,000 after her boss repeatedly declined to let her attend hospital appointments and fired her over a series of trumped-up allegations. Simone Cousins, 29, was accused of falsifying wages by Maria Noble at Dovecote Nursery, Northampton, without a shred of evidence in what a judge said was anContinue reading “Pregnant Nursery Worker Gets £40,000”

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