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Yunus’ fight for justice

Issue No. 2213

  • August 2006: Yunus reveals that Trust bosses have given themselves whopping pay rises while planning cuts to patient meals
  • September 2006: Yunus is illegally suspended from work after an anonymous letter of complaint against him. His NHS Trust mounts an “investigation”
  • November 2006: Yunus is diagnosed as suffering from depression
  • January 2007: Unison suspends Yunus from his elected positions on basis of the same “evidence” used by Trust
  • June 2008: Trust sacks Yunus despite him being declared as too sick to attend disciplinary hearings
  • November 2008: Unison expels Yunus in his absence. Crucial papers that could clear him are locked in an office from which he is barred from entering
  • December 2008: Key Yunus accuser revealed as member of racist Facebook groups
  • April 2009: Yunus’s sacking upheld after appeal
  • July 2010: Employment Tribunal rules Yunus illegally sacked for trade union activity and that he has suffered disability discrimination


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