Friday 13 March 2015

The Biter Bit…

A mum-of-three won compensation after being “forced out” of her job … when she returned from maternity leave.
Disgraceful! This is why we need strong unions to safeguard the rights of wor…

Catherine McClennan, from Ainsdale, took the Trades Union Congress (TUC) to court claiming she was stripped of her responsibilities following the birth of her third child.
She argued this was discrimination and an employment tribunal in Liverpool ruled in her favour this month.
Ms McClennan, 43, said: “The TUC needs to start practising what it preaches. The TUC should be an exemplar employer, but that couldn’t be further from the truth in my case.”
*gets biggest ever bag of popcorn*
A TUC spokesman said: “We vigorously contested this case, but the tribunal has made an award for injury to feelings even though there was no malicious or conscious attempt to discriminate by the TUC.”

*pauses for breath*



Anonymous said...

Do you have any idea that you come over as a first class wanker?


Bucko said...

There's always a bigger bag ;-)

Furor Teutonicus said...

Anoymous, have you any idea that you ARE a first class wanker, and not only come over as one?

Arthur's Car Bill said...

C'mon, they're the righteous forces of progressiveness, they don't have to obey the rules, just lay them down for others to follow.

Brightened my morning, thanks :-)

JuliaM said...

"Do you have any idea that you come over as a first class wanker?"

Well, I didn't, but your subtle, well thought out, erudite comment has set me straight, anon...

"Brightened my morning"

Mine too!