22nd April 2021

Season 6.4: Half A Man | The Law Behind The Headlines | Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket

Season 6, Episode 4: Half A Man   blackadders logoIn this season, we take a look at the stories making the headlines and ask, “Is this case for real? How did the employer get away with that? And what is the law behind the headlines?” In this episode, Simon and Jack discuss the case of Staines v North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. This case made the headlines since it involved a Yorkshire fireman who referred to his gay colleague as “Arthur” or “half a man”, was dismissed, lost his unfair dismissal claim but still won over £12k in compensation against his ex-employer. Simon and Jack sprinkle some Yorkshire phrases into this podcast (I blame Google) and, if you listen carefully, you can “enjoy” the historic “banter” JB had with Si’s mother-in-law.   See full list of episodes here The Blackadders Employment Team Winners of the Scottish Legal Awards 2019 ‘Employment Team of the Year’ Award and finalists of the ‘Legal Technology Award’. Simon Allison -Winner of the ‘Lawyer of the Year Award’ at the 2018 Scottish Legal Awards Please leave us your feedback on iTunes or get in touch with the employment team via Twitter: @EmpLawyerSimon       @EmpLawyerJack @EmpLawyerDonna       @EmpLawyerDunc @CorpLawyerRuth           @BlackaddersLLP #ELIYP



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