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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
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HM Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Appellant) v The Interim Executive Board of Al-Hijrah School (Respondent) [2017]

Case reference:EWCA.Civ.1426.   that this practice constituted unlawful discrimination contrary to the GB Equality Act 2010. The school issued proceedings for judicial review seeking an order that the Inspection Report be quashed. The High Court allowed the School’s claim and noted that the treatment of both boys and girls was of...
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Discrimination and Equality Policies and Procedures
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Benkharbouche & Anor v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs [2017]

Case reference:UKSC.62   rovide written terms and conditions and discrimination and harassment. State immunity in the UK is governed by domestic law contained in the State Immunity Act 1978. Section 4(2) (b) of the Act provides that a foreign state is immune as respects proceedings relating to a contract of employment betw...
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Reyes v Al-Malki & Anor [2017]

Case reference:UKSC.61   lki in the employment tribunal for race discrimination, unlawful deduction of wages and a failure to pay the National Minimum Wage. The Court of Appeal held that the Employment Tribunal lacked jurisdiction because Mr Al-Malki was entitled to diplomatic immunity under Article 31 of the Vienna Conven...
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Una Doyle v Toals Bookmakers [2017] NIIT 00866_17IT

Case reference:NIIT.00866_17IT   ondent. She initially complained of sex discrimination and disability discrimination and failed to tick any of the boxes on the claim form relating to holiday pay or unpaid leave, despite having the benefit of professional advice at the time. On the day of the hearing, the parties resolved their di...
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Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
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British Airways v Pinaud (Part Time Workers) [2017]

Case reference:UKEAT.0291_16_0108   lause 4, The Principle of Non-Discrimination, of the Framework Agreement on Part-Time work implemented by the Part-Time Workers Directive 97/81/EC and extended to the United Kingdom by Directive 98/23/EC states: “In respect of employment conditions, part-time workers shall not be treated in a less ...
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Dr J Gosalakkal v University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust [2017]

Case reference:ET.1900030/2012   ach of contract, unfair dismissal, race discrimination, and public interest disclosures. A costs order was made against him and he was ordered to pay the respondent’s costs to be assessed as a result of what was considered his unreasonable conduct during the proceedings. This included abruptly leav...
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Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
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The Guinness Partnership v Szymoniak [2017]

Case reference:UKEAT/0065/17/DA   he claimant argued disability discrimination and successfully contended before the ET that he satisfied the definition of a disabled person by reason of the long-term effects of mental impairment. The ET had not given any directions for expert medical evidence but instead relied on the claimant’s ...
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Discrimination and Equality