Detailed case studies of real employment tribunal cases, and first-hand stories from people who were treated unfairly at work.
Tribunal case studies
We dig into the details of real employment tribunal cases, what the outcomes were, and the reasons they succeeded or failed.
People like you who've been treated unfairly at work tell their stories in their own words.
Lisa Murray: I was made redundant in an unfair process
A part-time administrative worker was made redundant after Covid-19 hit. Lisa represented herself at Tribunal and won a unanimous decision for unfair dismissal.
My employer didn’t follow their policy on workplace harassment
I was being bullied by another staff member. I thought my workplace would protect me. Instead, they punished me for speaking out.
I was bullied for over a year due to a mistake
I made a simple mistake at work, and was made to sit through sham disciplinary meetings and bullied for over a year because of it.
My boss stole my ideas, and I wasn’t the only one
I had a line manager that had issues with women. He would block a lot of my ideas and take my work to present it as his. He had done it to others too.
My boss said I didn't qualify for redundancy because of a career break
I was made redundant at work. I knew the company had been struggling so I wasn't shocked. What shocked me was I wasn't offered an alternative.
My manager bullied me until I quit
In the beginning of my new job, my manager was really controlling, but I thought this must just be how things work in the UK. I was wrong.
My department head didn't even bother learning my name
I didn't realise what a boy's club my old company was until I found out that the Head of IT didn't care to learn my name and I was a senior team member.
I nearly came out as trans at work, then heard awful transgender slurs
My managers saw me as 'on their side'. They would insult my coworkers behind their backs and call customers sexist and racist names in front of me.
I found out I was being underpaid and nobody cared
I told my boss I was getting paid less than my colleague. He said that I could never get paid the same as my male colleague because of company policy.
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