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Ingeniørforeningen i Danmark v Tekniq [2015]

Case reference:Case.C-515/13   t on grounds of age does not constitute discrimination if, within the context of national law, it is objectively and reasonably justified by a legitimate aim, including legitimate employment policy, labour market and vocational training objectives, and if the means of achieving that aim are appropr...
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Discrimination and Equality Pensions
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Dr Malgorzata Stadnik-Borowiec v Southern Health and Social Care Trust & Health and Social Care Board (CASE REF: 727/12)

Case reference:727/12   laimant, a Polish GP, alleged discrimination on grounds of, inter alia, race and sex, breach of contract and unfair dismissal. The potentially unfair reasons for the dismissal advanced by the respondent were based on i) capability ii) some other substantial reason and iii) ‘statutory restriction’ a...
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Unfair Dismissal
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Metroline Travel Ltd v Stoute [2015]

Case reference:UKEAT.0302_14_2601   The UKEAT has ruled that an employee with Type 2 Diabetes that he controlled largely by avoiding sugary drinks was not disabled within the statutory meaning of disability - the statutory guidance made clear that a condition controlled by a minor alteration of a diet was not a long term condition re...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Mohamed Omar Dukali v Colin Morrow & Servisair UK Ltd (CASE REF: 1315/14)

Case reference:1315/14   easonably conclude that he has suffered discrimination on grounds of his race.PRACTICAL LESSONSWhilst the tribunal had to make a relatively straightforward finding of fact, such cases of an employee’s word against another employee or manager can obviously pose difficulties for employers. The harass...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Hayley Davina Hylands v Catherine Murphy and Shane Murphy, t/a Oaktree Day Nursery (CASE REF: 131/13)

Case reference:131/13   , whether she had suffered unlawful sex discrimination on grounds of her pregnancy. The claimant was employed as a full-time room leader. The respondent contended that she was dismissed for gross misconduct, namely leaving child F unsupervised in the corridor. There was much conflict of evidence, n...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Elizabeth Kennedy v Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (CASE REF: 548/14)

Case reference:548/14   olicy amounted to unlawful indirect sex discrimination and that it had been incorrectly interpreted by the respondent.It was the respondent’s policy to permanently fill those posts left temporarily vacant by career breakers - but the tribunal held that this was not adequately communicated to the cl...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Neil Bickerstaff v Gerard Butcher (CASE REF: 92/14)

Case reference:92/14   meaning of Section 1 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 by virtue of suffering from ‘Gout’ or ‘Obesity’ or a combination of both.The tribunal were satisfied that the claimant was disabled by a combination of his morbid obesity and gout conditions and by each condition separately. However th...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Deer v University of Oxford [2015]

Case reference:EWCA.Civ.52   t had previously settled a claim of sex discrimination against the University. She raised claims after this, alleging victimisation as a result of her having put forward the earlier claim. In particular, she argued the grievance procedure was flawed. The Court of Appeal found that the university wa...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Land Registry v Houghton and ors [2015]

Case reference:UKEAT/0149/14/BA   cuna in relation to indirect disability discrimination caused by the Lewisham and Malcolm decision at the then House of Lords. Employees in similar circumstances in NI would have had to have taken a claim linked to the employer's refusal to make a reasonable adjustment (e.g. disregard warnings in r...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Philip O’Brien v Ballyrobert Filling Service Station Limited, Joyce Beck & Greg Brown (CASE REF: 823/14)

Case reference:823/14   absence of an adequate explanation that discrimination has occurred on the grounds of age. The tribunal set out that the ‘two-stage test’ of direct discrimination recognised in Igen v Wong [2006] IRLR 258 need not always be followed and that on the present facts it was sufficient to analyse the rea...
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Discrimination and Equality