Beven Hanlon is just your average union thug, who uses or allows others to use Corrections resources for his own political ends, and who has his own sordid little affair to try to keep quiet…but he has nothing on this union boss in the UK, who it seems is a predatory rooting ratbag.
A trade union baron described as a ‚Äėsexual predator‚Äô has¬† quit after harassing his¬† married assistant.
Jonathan Ledger, general secretary of the National Association of Probation Officers, was said to have had a six-year affair with Cordell Pillay.
When the affair petered out in 2009, he carried out a lewd campaign to reignite it ‚Äď grabbing her bottom, exposing himself and leering at her breasts, a tribunal heard.
When his behaviour was exposed, the union is said to have mounted a ‚ÄėJimmy Savile-style cover-up‚Äô.
Mr Ledger eventually resigned in disgrace and Mrs Pillay has now been awarded ¬£15,000 by an employment tribunal for sexual harassment. She also made a claim for unfair dismissal after her sacking in 2011 over budget errors, but the panel ruled it was fair.
Although Mrs Pillay denied having an affair with Mr Ledger, employment judge Mark Emerton ruled: ‚ÄėThe two had a¬† consensual sexual relationship dating back to 2003, when they were both¬† assistant general secretaries.
‚ÄėThe relationship was sustained by sexual contact in the union‚Äôs offices and, particularly, away at occasional residential conferences.‚Äô ¬† Read more »