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Dr David L. Parris v Trinity College Dublin and Others [2016] CJEU C‑443/15 (AG's Opinion)

Case reference:C‑443/15   60th birthday: "It constitutes indirect discrimination based on sexual orientation prohibited under Article 2(1) in conjunction with Article 2(2)(b) of Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation for an occupatio...
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Galo v Bombardier Aerospace UK [2016] NICA 25

Case reference:NICA.25.[2016]   The Northern Ireland Court of Appeal has ruled that an employment failed to reasonably accommodate the needs of a claimant with Asperger's Syndrome. The NICA concluded that the appellant did not benefit from a fair procedural hearing in the course of the various Case Management Hearings and the hea...
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Leanne Hutchinson v Cova Bars Limited (CASE REF: 2574/15)

Case reference:CASE.REF:.2574/15   the respondent had committed an act of discrimination against the complainant. In this case no such facts were proved and this claim was dismissed. A separate claim of unfair dismissal was upheld. Practical lessons The case is a recent local example of the long held principle that mere differences...
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Achbita and anor v G4S Secure Solutions NV [2016] CJEU Case C 157/15 (AG's Opinion)

Case reference:CJEU.Case.C.157/15.(AG.Opinion)   carf at work does not constitute direct discrimination based on religion within the meaning of Article 2(2)(a) of Directive 2000/78/EC if that ban is founded on a general company rule prohibiting visible political, philosophical and religious symbols in the workplace and not on stereotypes or preju...
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Dansk Industri (DI) acting on behalf of Ajos A/S v Estate of Karsten Eigil Rasmussen [2016]

Case reference:EUECJ.C-441/14   rance payment and Mr Rasmussen lodged a discrimination claim on the age ground. Mr Rasmussen is not a state worker and could not rely on the Framework Directive being directly applied to his situation. However, there was a clear distinction between the caveat in the domestic legislation and the pro...
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Wasteney v East London NHS Foundation Trust [2016]

Case reference:UKEAT.0157_15_0704   st written warning. She took a claim of discrimination on grounds of her religious belief, which the original employment tribunal rejected.The EAT has also rejected the Claimant's case. It found that the incidents were not consensual - the behaviour of the Claimant was unwanted by the subordinate. ...
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Discrimination and Equality Human Rights
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Lee Karl Graham v Fyfes Vehicle and Engineering Supplies Limited

Case reference:[2016].NIIT.01150_15IT   eld that the claimant suffered unlawful discrimination by the respondent on grounds of his race and awarded £4,000 for injury to feelings.Practical LessonsThe respondent's defence that comments relating to the claimant's nationality were "banter" and "light hearted" were not enough to satisfy the t...
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Bone v North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Case reference:[2016].EWCA.Civ.45   s a "Bigot" and a "fascist". He claimed discrimination on grounds of his trade union membership (and nationality) against his employer for failing to fully investigate and stop the actions of other union members. Mr Bone won his case (in relation to trade union detriment) at tribunal but it was ove...
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Donkor v The Royal Bank of Scotland [2015]

Case reference:UKEAT.0162_15_1610   ncluded that the claimant's case of age discrimination has been made out: "...the question was not why the Respondent had taken into account the Claimant’s age; it was, rather, whether it did so. Here, it was the Claimant’s age that gave rise to the costs complications for the Respondent, to the l...
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Costley v HSE for Northern Ireland & Others [2016]

Case reference:NIIT.345/12 .2461/12 .485/13 .1621/13   was claimed to be an act of disability discrimination under the DDA 1995. The tribunal rejected this claim as it could not say that a person who did not have the particular disability of the claimant would not have been suspended in circumstances similar to the circumstances. Ten other claims were...