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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...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Jessica Porras Guisado v Bankia S.A., Fondo de Garantía Salarial and Others [2018]

Case reference:Case.C-103/16   In the case of Jessica Porras Guisado v Bankia S.A., Fondo de Garantía Salarial and Others the European Court of Justice ruled that an organisation can make a pregnant employee redundant provided the employer relays the reasoning for redundancy in writing and that those concerned are informed of th...
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Redundancy and Reorganisation Discrimination and Equality
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HMRC v Saldanha [2017]

Case reference:UKEAT/0067/17/DA   hlighted that there was a likelihood of discrimination and that the claimant would suffer stress. The offer of work was subsequently withdrawn. The claimant alleged race discrimination. The ET found that the claim for less favourable treatment because of race was made out. In dismissing the appea...
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Discrimination and Equality Recruitment and Selection
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Kelly v PGA European Tour [2018]

Case reference:UKEAT.0157_17_0602   dings alleging unfair dismissal and age discrimination. The respondent conceded the dismissal was unfair, therefore the tribunal sought to determine whether the reason for dismissal was on grounds of the claimant's age. The tribunal rejected the claim of age discrimination. It accepted the explanat...
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Sargeant & Ors v London Fire & emergency Planning Authority & Ors [2018] UKEAT/0116/17/LA and The Lord Chancellor & Anor v McCloud & Ors [2018]

Case reference:UKEAT.0071_17_2901   tweighed the Government's aims. The age discrimination which followed could therefore not be justified. In Sargeant the question of proportionality was remitted while the appeal in McCloud was dismissed.Practical Lessons Considering the limited basis upon which the appeal in Sargeant was successful...
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Discrimination and Equality Pensions
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Carlos Enrique Ruiz Conejero v Ferroser Servicios Auxiliares SA and Ministerio Fiscal [2018]

Case reference:Case.C-270/16.   islation at issue, is liable to produce discrimination against persons with disabilities;• Whether the difference in treatment between workers with disabilities and workers without disabilities deriving from Article 52 (d) of the Workers’ Statute is objectively justified by a legitimate aim, whethe...
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Unfair Dismissal Sickness and Absence Discrimination and Equality
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Rochford v WNS Global Services (UK) Ltd & Ors [2017]

Case reference:EWCA.Civ.2205   lity Act 2010 (equivalent to Disability Discrimination Act 1995, which continues to apply in NI), amounted to a disability. He underwent surgery and was off work for almost a year thereafter. The respondent was reluctant to allow him to return to his full VSL role instantaneously and instead sugges...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality Contracts of Employment
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Mr E Bell v Prime Time Recruitment Ltd and others [2017]

Case reference:2401732/2016   The claimant was Managing Director of a brand that was a trading division of the respondent. He was from an Irish traveller background and claimed unfair dismissal, as well as harassment based on race. He was dismissed on six months’ notice principally for reasons relating to ‘trading performance a...
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The Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey [2017]

Case reference:UKEAT.0260_16_1912   lly be disabled to be protected against discrimination on grounds of disability under equality laws (the Equality Act 2010 in GB or the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 in NI). Employees can be protected because they are associated with a disability (e.g. they are the parent of a disabled child) ...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Bernard Barlow v Gallahers Limited [2017]

Case reference:924/15   imant suffered both direct and indirect discrimination on the ground of age. Practical Lessons After the decision, the Equality Commission noted the trend of over 65s remaining in work since the removal of the Default Retirement Age. According to the Department for Work & Pensions, 10.2% of tho...
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Redundancy and Reorganisation Discrimination and Equality