Season 6.8: Racist comment on Facebook leads to Unfair dismissal | The Law Behind The Headlines | Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket
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Season 6: 'The Law Behind the Headlines' series of podcasts. The ELiYP team tell a story, week by week, about a situation which the team has encountered. The team then discuss the law relating to that situation.
In this episode: Simon and Jack discuss the headline “Care worker sacked over Facebook post, saying there were no decent, honest Muslims”. Linda Henderson wins her unfair dismissal claim against Ashgill Care Home. However the Employment Judge reduces her compensation to zero partly based on her contributory conduct. We also get to hear Jack’s infamous crisp joke although there isn’t enough time to discuss his piercing….(fortunately)