Being Called ‘Love’, ‘Hun’, Or ‘Babes’ At Work Is Demeaning And Infantilizing

Calling women at work ‘love’ or ‘hun’ is demeaning but it’s acceptable to use ‘mate’ for a male coworker, a judge ruled at a tribunal involving a funeral firm manager who was sacked for using improper language towards female staff. Mike Hartley had argued he was a target of the Me Too movement when heContinue reading “Being Called ‘Love’, ‘Hun’, Or ‘Babes’ At Work Is Demeaning And Infantilizing”

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Pregnant Women Being Asked If They’re Returning To Work Before Maternity Leave IS Discriminatory

And employment tribunal has ruled that asking a pregnant woman whether she’s coming back to work before she goes on maternity leave is discrimination. Laura Jo Duffy, who worked as a PA at Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust in North London, successfully sued the health service after her boss nodded towards herContinue reading “Pregnant Women Being Asked If They’re Returning To Work Before Maternity Leave IS Discriminatory”

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Bosses Are Warned To Support Women

The amount of employment tribunals citing menopause has surged in recent years, and experts are now warning companies to increase support or face legal action. According to figures from HM Courts and Tribunals Service, menopause was cited in only five cases in the last nine months of 2018 but jumped to ten mentions in theContinue reading “Bosses Are Warned To Support Women”

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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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