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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
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Ayodele v Citylink Ltd & anor [2017]

Case reference:EWCA.Civ.1913   of proof showing a prima facie case of discrimination under s.136 Equality Act 2010 in GB remains on the claimant. The claimant originated from Nigeria. He brought several claims before the Tribunal including a claim of race discrimination. The Tribunal held the claimant failed to establish a prim...
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Mr P Bessell v The Chief Constable of Dorset Police [2017]

Case reference:Case.No:.1400313/2016   This was a case involving the national vision requirements for police officers who carry Tasers. The parties were agreed that the Claimant suffered from a physical impairment for the purposes of s.6(1)(a) of the GB Equality Act, namely Deuteranopia. That impairment involved the claimant having diff...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Mr J Roads v Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire Authority [2017]

Case reference:3303501/2015   The claimant, who suffered from dyslexia, argued that the respondent failed to make reasonable adjustments for him. After initially raising a grievance relating to his disability the respondent sought advice from the Adult Dyslexia Centre in 2009. Recommendations were made as to how adjustments co...
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Discrimination and Equality
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The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis v Denby [2017]

Case reference:UKEAT.0314/16/2410   y. The Claimant successfully argued sex discrimination at the Employment Tribunal. The Employment Appeal Tribunal dismissed the appeal and held that the Employment Tribunal had properly applied the burden of proof provisions, properly evaluated the evidence and there was no procedural unfairness. O...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues Discrimination and Equality
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Scott v Stevenson & Reid Ltd [2017]

Case reference:82/15.FET.2577/15   The Fair Employment Tribunal has found that a woman who worked for Stevenson & Reid Ltd, a Belfast bathroom, heating and plumbing company based on Prince Regent Road, was discriminated against, harassed and victimised on grounds of religious belief and political opinion and was constructively u...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Ypourgos Esoterikon and anor v Kalliri [2017]

Case reference:ECJ.C-409/16   The CJEU has ruled that a minimum height requirement of 1.7m (without shoes) to join the Greek police force could not be objectively justified. Ms Kalliri is 1.68m tall. Her application to join the police force schools in Greece was rejected because she failed to reach the minimum height requiremen...
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Discrimination and Equality Policies and Procedures