Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Congratulations, Sharon Smiley wins the right to benefits

Sharon Smiley won her case after being fired for working during lunch hour. Prior to being fired she was given more and more work and needed to work during lunch hour to finish the work. After she was fired she could get no benefits and experienced significant hardship. She had a stroke as well in 2009 and had to take some time off.
Her state - Illinois, seems to have laws that allow firing for no reason as well as long as it is not discriminatory!
No lawyer wanted to take her case. She had to do it herself. She won the right to state benefits which, of course, only pay a proportion of her previous salary. Awful case, really.
Click on the photo to read more about her case.


Anonymous said...

The GMC and the NHS destroy many locum doctors and the foreign Graduates without any compensation. The majority of the profession keeps watching silently while a minority who could make a difference join the lynch mob for benefits.

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