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My sister had a lifting injury in a care home, a serious prolapse and she needed an operation. Her union rep has a No Win, No Fee solicitor dealing with it. She has not been back to work since. Now sh… read more
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Hi I was suspended from work because of two allegations from professional colleagues in September 2011. These were proved to be untrue - infact they were malicious lies. My employer (NHS) continued in… read more
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I started a career with Suffolk Police in March 2009. I became
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help needed urgently - Im being forced out of my job due to
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