Woman sacked for self-isolating wins £7,000 at employment tribunal

Woman sacked for self-isolating wins £7,000 at employment tribunal

A shop worker with diabetes who was sacked for self-isolating at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic has been awarded a £7,000 payout by a tribunal. Jackie Reid was dismissed by the Good Health Store in the Isle of Man after following her GP’s advice because her condition made her…

Black barista sacked by café manager who 'told him customers are racist'

Black barista sacked by café manager who 'told him customers are racist'

A café manager has been sacked after he allegedly fired a UK barista because he was black. Ayokunle Oluwalana, a journalism graduate from London, had only worked five shifts at XS Espresso in Bondi when he was let go last Thursday. In a video that has gone viral on social…

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Airline boss sacked after plane traces penis in the sky with 102 passengers

An airline boss has been fired after a pilot of Russia’s largest low-cost airline took 102 passengers on a penis-shaped detour mid-flight. Denis Petrikov was charged with violating security measures after changing the route of a Moscow-Yekaterinburg flight on Nov. 11. The aircraft made erratic maneuvers in the air with…

Cop who scanned 7p carrot barcode to get £10 Krispy Kreme donuts sacked

Cop who scanned 7p carrot barcode to get £10 Krispy Kreme donuts sacked

A police officer on duty who unfairly scanned a seven pence barcode for carrots to get a £ 9.95 box of Krispy Kreme donuts has been fired for gross misconduct. PC Simon Read claimed in a disciplinary hearing that he had made an honest mistake at the self-service checkouts at…