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Reading Borough Council v James & Ors [2018]

Case reference:UKEAT.0222_17_0706   al pay for equal work. It prohibits sex discrimination between employees in respect of their contractual pay and terms and conditions of employment. A woman doing equal work with a man in the same employment is entitled to equality in pay and other contractual terms, unless the employer can show th...
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City of York Council v Grosset [2018]

Case reference:EWCA.Civ.1105   missal was an act of disability-related discrimination contrary to section 15 Equality Act 2010 (discrimination arising from a disability), as it applies in GB. The tribunal was satisfied that the error of judgment for which the claimant was dismissed arose in consequence of his disability. The tri...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Roddis v Sheffield Hallam University [2018]

Case reference:UKEAT.0299_17_2603   In Roddis v. Sheffield Hallam University the EAT held a worker employed under an associate lecturer's contract of employment described by the Employment Tribunal as a zero-hours contract, was employed under the same type of contract as a lecturer on a full-time contract for the purposes of Regulati...
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Discrimination and Equality Contracts of Employment
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Ginger v Department for Work and Pensions [2018]

Case reference:3401940/2015   individually and cumulatively to direct discrimination and/or harassment. These included alleged comments made to her by her manager asking if she could cope with a second child and whether it was a good idea to have further IVF treatment. Further, she was refused leave to attend for further IVF tr...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Hextall v Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police [2018]

Case reference:UKEAT.0139_17_0105   lysed how the criteria for indirect sex discrimination was tested in order to reveal a comparative disadvantage. In this case that disadvantage was SPL being paid at a lesser rate than maternity leave, and not whether paying only the statutory rate of pay for shared parental leave disadvantaged men...
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Finvola McMullan v Kian Lee T/A China Garden & Others [2018]

Case reference:2803/17IT.3075/17IT   The claimant commenced her employment with the respondent Chinese takeaway business in August 2013. She never received a contract of employment or written statement of particulars. Initially, she worked 39 hours per week until September 2015. She varied her hours by agreement with the respondents s...
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Kocur v Royal Mail Group [2018]

Case reference:UKEAT.0181_17_2302   The claimant was an agency worker and was supplied to the respondent through a third-party agency. After 12 weeks working he became entitled to ’12 week rights’ i.e. the same basic pay and working conditions as permanent employees. He argued that for each eight-hour night shift he was given a one h...
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United First Partners Research v Carreras [2018]

Case reference:EWCA.Civ.323   mant brought proceedings for disability discrimination, specifically by failure to make reasonable adjustments contrary to sections 20-21 and 39 (5) of the Equality Act 2010 (equivalent to Section 4 of the Disability Discrimination Act in NI), and for unfair dismissal. The claimant argued his dismi...
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Miss A de Souza E Souza v Primark Stores Ltd Case [2018]

Case reference:2206063/2017   man, succeeded in her claims for direct discrimination and harassment under the Equality Act 2010 in relation to gender reassignment. The claimant has identified as a woman for approximately 16 years. Her birth name is ‘Alexander’ yet she is known as ‘Alexandra’. She began working as a sales assis...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Really Easy Car Credit Limited v Thompson [2018]

Case reference:UKEAT/0197/17/DA   unfair dismissal and unlawful pregnancy discrimination. She argued the dismissal letter was falsely backdated, stating the decision to terminate her employment was not made before learning of her pregnancy. According to the employment tribunal, delaying communication of the claimant’s dismissal mea...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality