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News Analysis: Could you be sitting on an employment law time bomb?

Hundreds of organisations in the waste management sector could be sitting on a litigation timebomb in the wake of the Cleanaway case. Cleanaway was last week ordered to pay £35,000 damages to gay employee Robert Whitfield after his bosses taunted him over his sexuality until he quit. The waste management firm was found guilty of constructive dismissal and unlawful harassment on grounds of sexual orientation. Whitfield was reportedly the first person to win ...