Office Worker Wins £21000 Compensation due to Poor Lighting
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• Friday, August 26th, 2011

An employee, who complained that fluorescent lighting in her office triggered her migraine attacks, has been awarded £21,000 in damages after winning her claim for compensation.

Forty eight year old Genevieve Bove, of Moss, in Wrexham, was forced to quit her job, after her repeated requests to change the harsh fluorescent lighting, which were causing her crippling headaches, were ignored by bosses.

Ms. Bove was working at the headquarters of the charitable organisation, the Association of Voluntary Organisations (AVOW) based in Wrexham, who were accused of failing to monitor the behaviour of paid officials at the establishment by an employment tribunal.

The tribunal was told that charity chief John Gallanders, repeatedly ignored Ms. Bove’s request and even engineered a meet…………… continues on Injuries Direct News

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