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New Test Case launched against Glasgow Refugee Evictions from Serco homes

Govan Law Centre (GLC) has begun legal proceedings at Scotland’s Supreme Court on behalf of two of the 330 asylum seekers threatened by Serco with DIY eviction from their accommodation in Glasgow.

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Proof allowed in former fiscal's work-stress damages claim

A former senior procurator fiscal depute who is suing the Lord Advocate on allegations that “work-related stress” and work overload induced her to quit her job, has been allowed proof in action and granted a full hearing of her claim - seeking £1.3 million in compensation for loss of earnings.

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Swedish woman discriminated against for refusing a handshake: Lessons for U.K. employers

The Swedish labour court has awarded a Muslim woman compensation after she was discriminated against in a job interview for refusing to shake hands on religious grounds.

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Working temperatures – when is it too hot to work?

The summer of 2018 is already being compared with the long, hot scorcher of 1976. Records have been broken across the UK, and while we seem to be enjoying a brief respite – with rumours of a return of the heatwave and a 3 month long Indian Summer – we ask the question , when is it too hot to work?  Are employers legally required to keep your workplace within a certain range, and can you knock off work early if it gets too hot?

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