Benefits sanctions office bosses called their own sick member of staff a 'whinger' who didn't deserve treating nicely
Bosses at a benefits sanctions office described one of their own staff as a “whinger" who didn’t deserve sympathy, emails revealed.
Barry Caulcutt, who is claiming disability discrimination, harassment and victimisation against the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), learned his complaints about planned changes to his role were considered “absolutely bloody nonsense”.
Mr Caulcutt, who suffers anxiety, asthma and eczema, had worked for the DWP for 35 years, mainly in the finance office signing Giro cheques and dealing with customers.
His PCS union representative Peter Doughty told... read more
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