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Mr P Tribe v British Telecommunications Plc [2018]

Case reference:2601449/2017   Equality Act 2010 (N.B. the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 applies in Northern Ireland). He brought claims for victimisation, failure to make reasonable adjustments and harassment.The tribunal dismissed the claims for victimisation and failure to make reasonable adjustments but upheld the clai...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Wood v Durham County Council [2018]

Case reference:UKEAT/0099/18/OO   mnesia and memory loss. In a disability discrimination claim, he argued that this caused forgetfulness and was the reason he forgot to pay for the items. The respondent accepted that the claimant suffered from PTSD and that this was recognised as a disability under the Equality Act. However, it arg...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Celia Luisa Pereira Da Costa v Summer Garden Salads Limited [2018]

Case reference:7324/17IT   The claimant, a Portuguese national, has suffered from glaucoma and chronic uveitis in both her eyes since the age of 16. At 23 years of age she lost total vision in her left eye. The claimant worked for a small, family owned company as a janitor, initially working for 16 hours per week carrying o...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality Policies and Procedures
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Hastings v Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2017]

Case reference:Case.No:.2300394/2016..   t guilty of unfair dismissal and racial discrimination. Practical Lessons The respondent missed various opportunities to properly investigate the alleged incidents. As well as failing to probe evidence of the claimant’s innocence, inconsistencies in the evidence of other witnesses were simply ignor...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality Policies and Procedures
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Lloyds Banking Group Pensions Trustees Ltd v Lloyds Bank Plc & Ors [2018]

Case reference:EWHC.2839.(Ch)   s brought proceedings on grounds of sex discrimination to enforce their rights to equality of treatment in relation to pension benefits. The trustee of the Lloyds pension schemes asked the court several questions, namely: 1. is there an obligation to equalise benefits? 2. if so, what method should ...
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Discrimination and Equality Pensions Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Sheikholeslami v The University of Edinburgh [2018]

Case reference:UKEAT.0014_17_0510   y disabled in… employment due to gender discrimination…” Later, members of the school were instructed not to contact the appellant except through her solicitors, as she was “in dispute with the school”. Attempts were made by the appellant to return to work, but she sought to work outside the School...
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Colin McArthur, Karen McArthur & Ashers Baking Company Ltd v Gareth Lee [2018]

Case reference:UKSC.49   tation and therefore ruled there was no discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation. The Court also allowed the appeal on the religious belief or political opinion ground. It interpreted the Fair Employment and Treatment Order in light of the rights to freedom of thought, conscience and religio...
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Discrimination and Equality Human Rights
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Francis Mutombo-Mpania v Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd [2018]

Case reference:UKEATS/0002/18/JW   bunal, including a claim for disability discrimination. The tribunal held the claimant had not provided sufficient evidence on how his hypertension affected his day to day activities, and even if he had proved he was disabled, the respondent did not know and could not reasonably have been expected ...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Gary Wilson v Robinson Services Limited [2018]

Case reference:CASE.REF:.4837/17IT   The claimant worked for the respondent as a key account manager. He was diagnosed with testicular cancer and initially took some time off work with the respondent’s full support. The claimant did eventually return to work with a two-week phased return and was allowed to manage his start and finish ...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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IR v JQ [2018]

Case reference:Case.C-68/17   ing after divorce, constituted unlawful discrimination on grounds of religion. The hospital argued his remarriage amounted to a breach of his duty to act in good faith and a failure to show loyalty to the hospital’s religious ethos, namely, that marriage is sacred and indissoluble. JQ was a Catholi...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality Contracts of Employment