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Ashers Baking Company Limited and others v Gareth Lee [2016]

r refused. This was deemed to be direct discrimination by the County Court and that has now been confirmed by the Court of Appeal. This case raised issues of public importance regarding the extent to which suppliers of goods and services can refuse service on grounds of sexual orientation, religiou...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Paul Pop v Camden Group Ltd & others

Case reference:2638/15   from which it could conclude that race discrimination occurred. Practical Lessons The claimant brought a weak case with no evidence that he was targeted because of his race. However, a running theme of the case appeared to be the claimant’s confusion about how the bonus scheme operated/its applica...
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Discrimination and Equality Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Wayne Quigley v Department for Communities (2016)

Case reference:2191/15   imant made a claim under the Disability Discrimination Act (“the DDA”) in respect of an alleged failure of the respondent to comply with a duty to make a reasonable adjustment. It was accepted that the claimant suffered a degenerative disc disease and a report by the NI Civil Service’s Occupationa...
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Discrimination and Equality
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G4S Cash Solutions (UK) Ltd v Powell [2016]

Decision number:0243_15_2608   Legal body:ukeat Mr. Powell was an ATM engineer in London. After the Claimant became disabled through a back injury the Respondent gave him work in a new role (“key runner”) at his existing rate of pay and led him to believe that the role was long-term. The following year, however, it said that it was only prepare...
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Discrimination and Equality Contracts of Employment
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Kratzer v R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG [2016]

Case reference:CJEU.C‑423/15.   ed he claimed €14k compensation for age discrimination and, on finding out that all the four trainee posts were offered to female candidates, claimed a further €3.5k for sex discrimination. If he didn't want the job, he would, in the opinion of the Court, be abusing the rights under the Directive a...
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Carolyn Donnelly v Belfast City Council [2016]

Case reference:NIIT.02460_15IT   The claimant held a temporary PA post with the respondent Council and went on her first period of maternity leave in November 2012 and returned to work in August 2013. She argued that the refusal to allow her to return to her original post was tainted by illegality as it was connected to her return...
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Discrimination and Equality Working Time and Leave
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Cheryl Suzanne Campbell v Department of Justice & others [2016]

Case reference:NIIT.1170/15.2197/15   l neuropathy and she alleged disability discrimination. Shortly before an interlocutory hearing the claimant disclosed to the respondents and to the tribunal that she had just been diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum and she requested reasonable adjustments to the upcoming hearing. The tribun...
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Bougnaoui and anor v Micropole SA [2016] (AG's Opinion)

Case reference:CJEU.C‑188/15.   xtent does the prohibition of discrimination based on religion or belief under EU law, and in particular under Directive 2000/78, (2) render unlawful the dismissal of an employee who is a practising Muslim on the ground that she refuses to comply with an instruction from her employer (a private-sec...
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Discrimination and Equality Policies and Procedures
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Geller & Anor v Yeshurun Hebrew Congregation [2016]

Case reference:UKEAT.0190_15_2303   n a direct sex discrimination claim, the Tribunal had erroneously approached the question of subconscious discrimination by considering the subjective state of mind of the employer’s representative, rather than whether it should conclude that there had been unconscious discrimination by drawing inf...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Galo (Patrick) v Bombardier Aerospace UK 2016 NICA 25

Case reference:NICA.25   The Court of Appeal has given judgement in the case of Galo (Patrick) v Bombardier Aerospace UK 2016 NICA 25, holding that a Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal did not provide a fair hearing to a Claimant who suffered from Asperger’s Syndrome by failing to properly take account of his disability ...