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Appeals Tribunal Reverses Gizbert’s Win; He’s Not Getting $180,000 Anymore

> Update: 10:54am: ABCNews.com has a story…

Reversing a previous employment tribunal decision, a London employment appeal tribunal has rejected former ABC Newser Richard Gizbert‘s claim “that he was dismissed because of a refusal to go to a war zone,” ABC announced today.

Gizbert “was under no obligation, contractual or otherwise, to visit war zones,” the appellate tribunal found. ABC News “operated a voluntary war zones policy. His place of work was London. He chose not to visit war zones. He was thus in no danger, let alone imminent danger, nor could he, in the circumstances, reasonably believe otherwise.”

Gizbert won’t be receiving the $180,000 he was awarded last month. He originally wanted $3.7 million…

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