In the employment tribunals: February 2011

XpertHR provides summaries of recent employment tribunal rulings.

Reinstatement of one employee rendered another's dismissal unfair
Managing director awarded almost £149,000 for payments not made
Lawnmower incident resulted in whiplash and summary dismissal
Employees unfairly dismissed for asserting statutory rights
Forced resignation was unfair dismissal
Manager fairly dismissed for single serious breach of safety protocol
Muffin consumption resulted in unfair dismissal
Facebook page criticising employer did not justify dismissal
New draconian drug policy led to unfair dismissal
Fair dismissal for forwarding offensive spam email to client's employee
Paintball attack victim was unfairly dismissed
Discriminatory comments not directed at claimant were racial harassment