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Scots firefighters forced to use holiday time when shielding from virus win discrimination case

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coronavirus. A shock employment tribunal case has found the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) handed 'unfavourable treatment' towards the life-saving heroes when they made the disabled firefighters take their shielding time out of their annual leave.

The Fire Brigades Union also argued that some female firefighters were being discriminated against in a similar way, having been forced to use annual leave and TOIL for additional caring responsibilities during the pandemic.

However the judgement added that the sex discrimination case was 'ill founded' and dismissed it.Also while the tribunal found the case by the 15 firefighters to be proved- it was decided not to award any sort of compensation to the wronged workers.A hearing for the.

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