£18,860 award for pregnancy discrimination

The Glasgow Employment Tribunal in Karen Smith v Premier Systems (Scotland) Ltd has awarded almost £19,000 as compensation to an employee sacked ONE WEEK after telling her bosses she was pregnant. She was told that her sales performance was poor (or that her phone manner wasn't forceful enough according to The Scotsman) and that she had to go. A textbook case in how not to manage pregnancy in the workplace. £8000 was awarded for injury to feelings.

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