Tags: victimisation

Muslim couple claim victimisation at being refused leave by Morrisons during Ramadan

A married couple, Donna and Yassin Tunkara, claim they were victimised at work due to their religious beliefs. They claim that bosses at the Morrisons warehouse in Stockton-on-Tees refused to grant them holidays during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. A tribunal at Teesside Magistrates’ Court heard evidence from Mrs Tunkara, who says her holiday…

Commission helps victimised Royal Mail worker win Tribunal claim

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has helped a worker who whistle-blew on racism to win his discrimination claim against Royal Mail. Mr Abdul Musa settled today for an undisclosed sum in compensation, after the Commission funded his case and represented him at the employment tribunal. The tribunal in Manchester agreed that Mr Musa was…

Black footballer wins race victimisation case

Former Gillingham player, Mark McCammon, has won his race discrimination case against the club, after being sacked last year and accused of misconduct. The 33-year-old striker has made British legal history by becoming the first black footballer to successfully bring a claim of racial victimisation against a professional football club, which he claims put him…

Rising public outrage at employers has led to kidnappings, marches and strikes in France – a country with a long tradition of labor unrest. Yesterday, workers at a Caterpillar factory in Grenoble held four managers hostage and demanded further talks over redundancy measures. The head of human resources, the factory director and two other managers…

The Government has done much to improve the regulation of relations between employers and employees and has introduced important new protections for vulnerable employees. Analysis by Sarah Veale, Head of Equality and Employment Rights Department, Trades Union Congress.