Sky worker receives £38,000 for being sacked over accused racism

Sky worker receives £38,000 for being sacked over accused racism

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Sky worker, Steven Ritchie has received almost £40,000 from a Dundee employment tribunal for ‘unfair dismissal’ following a customer complaint accusing him of racism.

Ritchie, from Dunfermline, was sacked by Sky Subscriber Services in October 2013, after he told the daughter of a female Vietnamese customer he would have expected the account holder to have learned to speak enough English to supply a security password over the phone.

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