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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
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Gary McClean v Waterside Neighbourhood Partnership [2017]

Case reference:71/15.FET   o appoint him had been an act of direct discrimination on the ground of political opinion contrary to the Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order 1998. The tribunal accepted that the claimant’s ‘socialist world view’, as he described it, amounted to a political opinion for the purp...
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Discrimination and Equality Recruitment and Selection
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David L Parris v Trinity College Dublin & Others

Case reference:Case.C-443/15   tled to a survivor’s pension amounts to discrimination on grounds of age and/or sexual orientation, contrary to Directive 2000/78. In those circumstances, the Labour Court (Ireland) decided to stay the proceedings and to refer a number of questions to the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) a prelimi...
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Discrimination and Equality Pensions Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Daniel Bowman v Pensionsversicherungsanstalt [2016]

Case reference:C-539/15   Issues: Equal treatment – age discrimination Case: Daniel Bowman v Pensionsversicherungsanstalt Reference: Case C-539/15, CJEU (Sixth Chamber), 21 December 2016 Legislation: Directive 2000/78/EC Mr Bowman, who was born on 28 July 1961, has been employed by the Administration under a private law con...
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Discrimination and Equality Collective and Trade Union Issues
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Pimlico Plumbers and Anor v Gary Smith [2017]

Decision number:EWCA.Civ.51   Legal body:ewca The question on this appeal is whether the Employment Tribunal (“the ET”) was correct to hold in a decision dated 16 April 2012 that the respondent, Gary Smith, was a worker within the meaning of S.230(3)(b) of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (“the ERA”) and regulation 2(1) of the Working Time Regul...
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J20 v Facebook Ireland Ltd [2016]

Decision number:NIQB.98   Legal body: The plaintiff brought claims alleging harassment and misuse of private information in relation to a series of postings about him on three web pages that the defendant hosted. They included photographs of the plaintiff with numerous captions all related to flag protests in Belfast in 2013. In apply...
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Jason Steele v Asda Stores Ltd [2017]

Case reference:NIIT.(CASE.REFS:.2252/15 .2253/15 .2375/15)   nfair dismissal and unlawful disability discrimination. The background facts are that a female colleague made allegations that a number of male colleagues sexually assaulted her and that the claimant had sent her abusive text and Facebook messages. The claimant was suspended from work and an invest...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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First Group plc v Paulley [2017]

Decision number:UKSC.4   Legal body:uksc Mr Paulley, the appellant in this case, is a wheelchair user. He tried to get on a bus so he could catch a train to go onward and visit his parents. A woman with a sleeping child in a buggy was occupying the space reserved for wheelchair users. When asked to move by the driver, the woman refused, s...
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Discrimination and Equality