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Case Law

Shinwari v Vue Entertainment Ltd [2015]

Case reference:UKEAT.0394_14_1203   The claimant worked in a cinema and, like all staff, received free tickets, on the strict understanding that they were not for re-sale members of the public or at all. He noticed a colleague (Mr Ali) selling his free tickets in breach of the rules. He was offered a bribe, which he took and passed o...
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Discrimination and Equality Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
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Andrew Munn v Chemtest Ireland Ltd (CASE REF: 1731/14)

Case reference:1731/14   The claimant, a Deputy Technical and Quality Manager, alleged that he was dismissed because he made a number of protected disclosures under the NI public interest disclosure legislation. It was also claimed that the respondent failed to make reasonable adjustments to deal with difficulties due to h...
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Discrimination and Equality Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
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Ashraf Farag v S P Graham Ltd T/A Sean Graham (CASE REF: 1316/13)

Case reference:1316/13   claimant made a claim of age discrimination and/or race discrimination in relation to his failure to be appointed to the post of Betting Shop Manager with the respondent when it failed to shortlist him for interview. The claimant received no communication from the respondent until he received a ‘s...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd [2015] NICty

This well-reported 'gay cake' case has gone in favour of the Plaintiff, Mr Lee, who had requested a cake from Ashers with the phrase 'Support Gay Marriage' scanned into the icing on the top. The order was initially accepted to avoid 'a confrontation in the shop', according to the third respondent b...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Rene Gerd Maalouf v Teletech UK Ltd (CASE REF: 1673/14)

Case reference:1673/14   st still be alive to the possibility of discrimination claims and the respondent here acted impeccably in the circumstances and went to great lengths to ensure that steps were taken to protect the affected employee. A strict policy adopted by an employer is more likely to be considered reasonable d...
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Unfair Dismissal
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Commission v Belgium [2015]

Case reference:Case.C-317/14   or German-speaking regions, constitutes discrimination prohibited by Article 45 TFEU and Regulation No 1612/68. The authorities of the Flemish Community replied by letter of 19 July 2010, expressing their willingness to bring the Flemish legislation concerning the requirements of public employers i...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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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
Case Law

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