BBC used licence fee cash to pay off women who complained about sexual harassment

BBC used licence fee cash to pay off women who complained about sexual harassmentBBC paid off ex-employees who made complaintsFormer members of staff made to sign 'compromise agreements' when they left corporation By Sara Malm PUBLISHED: 02:10 GMT, 3 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:18 GMT, 3 March 2013 The BBC used taxpayers' money to gag female members of staff who made complaints regarding sexual harassment. Former members of staff who left claiming to have been victims of bullying or sexual harassment in the workplace, were forced to sign ‘compromise agreements’ when they left the corporation. The deal signed by at least 20 ex-BBC employees bar them from revealing they have signed such a deal in the first place.

What a gas! Federal worker cited by bosses for "uncontrollable flatulence" in the workplace

What a gas! Federal worker cited by bosses for 'uncontrollable flatulence' in the workplace | UPDATED: 18:08 GMT, 22 December 2012 A Social Security Administration worker has been cited by his superiors for 'conduct unbecoming a federal officer,' relating to his 'uncontrollable flatulence' in the workplace. The Maryland man, 38, was reportedly hit with a five-page reprimand Dec. 10 that included a meticulously-crafted log of specific dates and times when coworkers observed – or overheard – him 'releasing the awful and unpleasant odor' in his Baltimore office.

Sir David has a manner as wet as a half-sucked fruit pastille

Sir David has a manner as wet as a half-sucked fruit pastille | UPDATED: 00:12 GMT, 7 December 2012 The business select committee, chaired by Adrian Bailey, is holding an inquiry into 'women in the workplace' Biggest obsession for our Westminster rulers is not the economy, which they try to ignore. It is not the decline of the West or foreign aid (suddenly out of fashion) or gay equality (battle all but won)