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Tribunal finds in favour of sacked whistleblower

A whistleblower sacked for reporting alleged breaches of environmental regulations has won his case in an employment tribunal.The Sheffield tribunal found that Steve D Wharton was wrongfully dismissed by Ward Recycling Ltd for protected disclosure (whistleblowing) about activities at its Clay Cross depot in Derbyshire. However, the companys claim that Wharton had been dismissed for gross misconduct was not upheld.The tribunal heard that on February ...