A former cleaner at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh has won her employment tribunal claim for sexual harassment, reports the Scotsman.
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The most radical reform to the employment law system for decades has been outlined by Business Secretary Vince Cable as part of the Government’s plan for growth.
New figures, obtained by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) under a Freedom of Information request, show that out of a total 218,100 employment tribunal claims in 2010/11, just 277 alleged that employers had failed to observe flexible working regulations. The majority of these claims (229) were successfully conciliated by ACAS or settled out of court and, of the 48 that actually reached tribunal, just 10 were successful.