Rail Conductor wins case against West Midlands Trains who sacked him for gross misconduct because he asked if other countries have “black privilege” after diversity training

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News of the ruling was shared online by The Free Speech Union, which has supported Mr Isherwood throughout the tribunal. Details regarding damages have not yet been made public. Dr Bryn Harris, the FSU’s Chief Legal Counsel, said: “This is a tremendous victory for Simon and for free speech. The lesson is clear: if you’re a member of the FSU, make sure your employer knows it. And if you’re an employer – don’t bully our members, or we’ll come for you.” Free Speech Union General Secretary Toby Young said: ‘I’m delighted we were able to help Simon win a landmark victory for free speech.”

Stewart Carr and Jack Wright, MailOnline, 26th July 2022.