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Stephens v Halfords plc ET/1700796/10

After a hearing in November 2010 a tribunal held that dismissal was not within the band of reasonable responses open to the Halfords chain of stores when it disciplined and then dismissed a deputy manager who had posted negative comments on Facebook (Stephens v Halfords plc ET/1700796/10 - Mr Stephens had set up a Facebook page "“Halfords workers against working 3 out of 4 weekends”). He sued for unfair dismissal, won and was awarded £11,350 compensation.

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