Grievances In Manchester

Grievances – ML Expert Solicitors; Do you have efficient and fair procedures in place to handle grievances at your organisation in Manchester?Having good grievance procedures in place organisation can save a lot of hassle or further down the line and help you to swiftly and cost effectively resolve issues within your workplace before they develop into full-blown employment disputes and could even lead to a claim is being brought against your company and the highly skilled professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors could offer advice and assistance in drafting these procedures to ensure they are clear fair and prevent misunderstanding.

The Telegraph published an article on 10 January 2012 written by Hannah Furness reporting that “A senior NHS manager who suffered a sustained campaign of racial discrimination from hospital colleagues has been awarded nearly œ1 million in compensation”.

The article says that “Elliott Browne 55 was given one of the highest pay-outs ever awarded for racial discrimination in the workplace following the diet employment tribunal in Manchester that he had been unfairly dismissed from his role as a director at Central Manchester University NHS foundation. A hearing last year was told that he was subject to discriminatory treatment from 2007 onwards which severely affected his health. He was awarded œ933000 compensation for unfair dismissal aggravated damages and loss of earnings and pension.”

How effective are the ways that you handle grievances in your workplace in Manchester? The highly qualified and experienced legal professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors could offer guidance and assistance when drafting company policies and procedures including grievance procedures and help you implement these into your organisation in Manchester to ensure that you are operating legally and fairly whilst minimising the potential risk for disputes arising that could result in employment tribunal action being brought against your company.

The above-mentioned article further explains that Mr Browne spent 34 years working for the NHS and rose to become the first ever black man to hold the position of divisional director for the clinical scientific services within the Manchester trust. In 2007 is manager raised concerns about overspending in his department and a perceived lack of “personal leadership”. Mr Browne subsequently made a “well founded” complaint about racial discrimination saying that he had been unfairly singled out the disciplinary action and criticism compared with white colleagues.”

The article also adds that “As a result of this complaint members of staff “closed ranks” and began disciplinary proceedings to dismiss him the tribunal heard. Mr Browne was signed off work with stress and in May 2008 was officially suspended and dismissed.”

For expert advice on swiftly and effectively handling grievances in your organisation in Manchester assistance in drafting grievance procedures and help in efficiently managing the resolution of employment disputes consult with the professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors over a no obligation call today on: 0113 200 9720.


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