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Michael Patton v Blondtrepeneur Ltd t/a Made in Belfast [2016]

Case reference:1385/16   This case involved damage to a shutter on the premises of the respondent and the decision to make a deduction from the claimant’s wage to cover the costs. The claimant’s contract contained a specific provision permitting a deduction if the he acts in a negligent manner. The respondent instructed a ...
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Aslam, Farrar and Others v Uber BV and others [2016]

Case reference:2202551/2015.   The London Central Employment Tribunal has held that Uber drivers are not self-employed but are workers for the purposes of the statutory rights under Working Time Regulations 1998 and the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 and whistleblowing rights under the GB Employment Rights Act 1996. In essence, ...
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Working Time and Leave Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Colin McArthur, Karen McArthur & Ashers Baking Company Ltd v Gareth Lee [2016]

Case reference:NICA.39   This was an appeal by way of case stated from the County Court, where it was held that the appellants directly discriminated against the respondent on the grounds of sexual orientation and on the grounds of religious and political belief. The facts are well known, but involved the respondent (a g...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Florentina Martínez Andrés v Servicio Vasco de Salud

Case reference:.C-184/15   On 2 February 2010, Ms. Martínez Andrés was appointed by Servicio Vasco de Salud (Basque Health Service, Spain) as administrative assistant to provide services of a temporary, auxiliary or extraordinary nature. That appointment was subsequently renewed on 13 consecutive occasions, but none of the r...
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Contracts of Employment
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Ashers Baking Company Limited and others v Gareth Lee [2016]

The appeal by Ashers in the 'gay cake' row, as it is colloquially known, has been rejected by the NI Court of Appeal. Mr Lee had requested a cake from Ashers with the phrase 'Support Gay Marriage' scanned into the icing on the top. The order was initially accepted but was later refused. This was de...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Stephen Woods v Geoff Baird t/a Craigmore

Case reference:2553/15   The claimant worked for the respondent which had an agency agreement with a gas provider. Customers would attend the respondent’s premises if interested in getting a gas supply and paperwork would be signed and returned to the gas provider to authorise its supply. The claimant accepted that on one ...
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Paul Pop v Camden Group Ltd & others

Case reference:2638/15   The claimant worked in the Quality Control Department of the respondent’s factory, which manufactured doors of different types. He was on a temporary contract and did not have sufficient service to bring an unfair dismissal claim. There was a bonus scheme in operation whereby an employee could earn...
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Discrimination and Equality Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Sandle v Adecco UK Ltd [2016]

Case reference:UKEAT.0028_16_2706   The Claimant was an agency worker employed by the Respondent but working on assignment to another entity. When her assignment came to an end, the Respondent failed to take proactive steps to find other work for the Claimant and made little attempt to contact her, assuming that she was not interest...
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Unfair Dismissal Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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British Gas Trading Ltd v Lock and anor [2016] EWCA Civ 983

The Court of Appeal has delivered its judgement in the British Gas and Lock case and has concluded that the EAT was correct in ruling that the Working Time Regulations (WTR) can be interpreted to comply with the EU Directive from which they are derived to include results-based commission payments. ...
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Working Time and Leave
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Wayne Quigley v Department for Communities (2016)

Case reference:2191/15   The claimant a Northern Ireland civil servant, working in what was the DSD. Throughout the period beginning in November 2014, and ending in August 2015, the claimant’s taxi fares, to and from work, were reimbursed by the Department for Employment and Learning (“DELNI”) pursuant to its “Access to Wo...
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Discrimination and Equality