Uber fires 20 staff after harassment investigation


Uber fires 20 staff after harassment investigation Uber has fired more than 20 of its employees and is taking other actions against staff after a company-wide harassment investigation. The taxi-app firm looked into 215 complaints relating to sexual harassment, bullying, discrimination and other violations of company policies. Some 57 of these allegations remain under investigation.… Continue reading


Age discrimination: £63,000 for salesperson nicknamed “Gramps”

An employment tribunal awarded more than £63,000 for age discrimination to a salesperson who was nicknamed “Gramps” by his younger colleagues and later dismissed after customer complaints that he was “old fashioned” and “long in the tooth”. Stephen Simpson summarises this recent tribunal decision. Dismissal of salesperson nicknamed “Gramps” was tainted by age discrimination The employment… Continue reading