Sky alleged to have sacked women editors to save maternity pay

[picappgallerysingle id=”9121043″ align=”left”] Digital broadcaster BSkyB is currently defending an employment tribunal claim in Croydon in which it is alleged that staff were dismissed as part of a restructuring exercise because they were the only part-time workers of child-bearing age in their department. Natalie Stone and Victoria Waterson have brought claims alleging sex discrimination, discrimination…

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now that’s an expensive comment to have made

[picappgallerysingle id=”1633994″ align=”left”] In our June 2009 newsletter we reported the case of Linda Sturdy, a senior NHS manager who was passed over for promotion because of her age. Unfortunately, when told that she was 57 a manager commented “I didn’t realise you were so old”. The upshot was that she received an award for…

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