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Houston v Swissport GB Ltd & Colin Morrow [2017]

Case reference:93/16.FET.2247/16   various acts of unlawful harassment and discrimination including ‘sickening and offensive’ graffiti in the staff toilets aimed at him as well as a pink deodorant canister being left in his locker which he regarded as harassment due to the colour being associated with homosexuality. The tribunal fou...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Abercrombie & Fitch Italia Srl v Antonino Bordonaro [2017]

Case reference:Case.C-143/16   : Social Policy – Equal Treatment – Age Discrimination Case: Abercrombie & Fitch Italia Srl v Antonino BordonaroReference: Case C-143/16, CJEU (First Chamber), 19 July 2017Legislation: Directive 2000/78/ECMr Bordonaro was employed by Abercrombie from 14 December 2010 on a ‘fixed-term employment...
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BAE Systems (Operations) Ltd v Konczak [2017]

Case reference:EWCA.Civ.1188   Mrs Konczak was employed as a secretary until her dismissal in 2007. She had experienced a long history of stress and problems in the workplace which eventually led to a mental breakdown. One particular incident in April 2006 which involved a sexist comment from her line manager was described as th...
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Sickness and Absence Discrimination and Equality
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R (on the application of UNISON) v Lord Chancellor [2017]

Case reference:UKSC.51   y Hale delivered a separate judgment on discrimination concluding the Order was indirectly discriminatory under the Equality Act 2010 as more women brought type B claims than type A claims and such claims commanded a higher fee. The historic ruling means that anyone seeking to bring a claim before ...
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Walker v Innospec Limited and others [2017]

Case reference:UKSC.47   e occurred prior to the law prohibiting discrimination on the ground of sexual orientation, the maximum his partner could hope to receive was around £500 per year. The Supreme Court ruled that the exemption contained in Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 allowing pensionable service prior to 5 Dec...
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Discrimination and Equality Pensions
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Williams v The Trustees of Swansea University Pension & Assurance Scheme and Swansea University [2017]

Case reference:EWCA.Civ.1008   argued that this amounted to disability discrimination since a full-time worker who suffers a sudden illness such as a heart attack and then retires on ill-health grounds would have their pension calculated using their full-time earnings. The ET agreed with this analogy, noting that the claimant ha...
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Discrimination and Equality Pensions
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De Souza v Vinci Construction UK Ltd [2017]

Case reference:EWCA.Civ.879   feelings and for psychiatric injury in discrimination cases in an employment tribunal. The basic premise of the argument was that the uplift is necessary as the award should correlate with what would be awarded in an equivalent case in the County Court. While the EAT had held that this uplift only...
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Thomas McCann MBE v Extern Organisation Ltd (No.2) [2017]

Case reference:NICA.33   loyment Tribunal dismissing a claim for discrimination on the grounds of political opinion. The appellant worked as a programme manager for the respondent providing services to adult homeless. In 2006 the claimant had brought a claim for sexual discrimination after being suspended and ultimately di...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Samira Achbita v G4S Secure Solutions NV

Case reference:Case.C-157/15   e workplace did not give rise to direct discrimination, and no indirect discrimination or infringement of individual freedom or of freedom of religion was evident. Ms Achbita appealed to the Court of Cassation, Belgium on a point of law that, by holding that the religious belief on which G4S’s ban ...
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Discrimination and Equality Policies and Procedures
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Essop and others v Home Office [2017]

Case reference:UKSC.27   issues arising from claims of indirect discrimination. Mr Essop, one of a group of 49 people, was required to pass a Core Skills Assessment (CSA) as a pre-requisite to promotion to certain civil service grades. A 2010 report established that Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) candidates, as well as o...
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Discrimination and Equality Pay and Conditions of Employment