Freedom of speech.

26th July 2022

Paul Diamond worked with the Free Speech Union. Simon Isherwood a train conductor, was dismissed after making comments in relation to workplace webinar on inclusion addressing White Privilege:

The case was supported by the Free Speech Union and was reported in the Daly Mailread more here, and also see this article

This case addresses the contentious issue of private enterprises engaging with the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda.  Highly contentious political issues are promoted to the workforce, and where dissent may have consequences for employment as Simon found out.

Simon won his case as the employer was interfering with free speech: and the dismissal was unreasonable.