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Dismissed Ucatt union officer Dave Short vindicated

Issue No. 2310

An industrial tribunal has ordered the Ucatt builders’ union to pay £390,000 to its former regional organiser Dave Short.

Dave claimed constructive dismissal and disability discrimination after suffering a breakdown when he was accused of misconduct by Ucatt leaders.

They falsely claimed to have received complaints against him.

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Tue 3 Jul 2012, 17:54 BST
Issue No. 2310
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