Archive for July 14th, 2010

Recent case law involving a firm of solicitors established that employers must not discriminate against a worker for reasons that they have a disabled dependent. Yet another law firm is accused of similar abuse as a non-disabled typist named Teri McCue is attempting to bring a disability discrimination claim in an employment tribunal because “she was forced to sit alone because her employers were unhappy with the time she had needed to care for her son”. 

Ross Harper Solicitors have dismissed the claim as “simply preposterous”, saying they “bent over backwards” for Miss McCue and had often granted her time off at the last minute. More at this link

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Final salary pensions dead in a decade | Mail Online. Private companies have been forced by shareholders and sheer economics to end these schemes. So much for retirement spent golfing with friends. Retirees are more likely to be looking for part time work as green keepers at this rate!

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