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HBOS £11m sex discrimination and bullying claims withdrawn December 21, 2006

Posted by C.A.R.D in Card, Citizens Against Racism and Discrimination, Discriminate, Discrimination, Sexism.

The biggest sex discrimination claim yet filed with a British employment tribunal was dramatically withdrawn yesterday.

Claire Bright, the former head of asset and liability management in the treasury department at HBOS, was seeking £11m from the banking group after filing sex discrimination and victimisation claims last December.

But yesterday the bank issued a statement saying all the claims had been dropped and no compensation was being paid to Ms Bright, who is no longer working at HBOS, where she oversaw a budget of £140m.

The statement said: “HBOS can confirm that the Employment Tribunal claims brought against it by Claire Bright have been withdrawn.

Read the rest at Independent Online 

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