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Stadnick-Borowiec v Southern Health and Social Care Trust [2016]

Case reference:NICA.1   has ruled that a Polish GP’s claims of discrimination and unfair dismissal were “manifestly ill-founded and must fail.” It further commented that it was regrettable that the appellant had “chosen to invest so much wasted time and effort in pursuing a course which involved unfairly blaming many ind...
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Vivienne Elizabeth Costley v Health and Safety Executive 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...
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Anne Artt v Mid & East Antrim Borough Council (CASE REF: 698/15)

Case reference:698/15   k full-time”. The claim of indirect sex discrimination is therefore dismissed. Practical lessonsThe tribunal held that the respondent acted appropriately by holding an informal meeting between the claimant and 2 managers days prior to formal interview to discuss her suitability. It highlighted the ...
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Discrimination and Equality Contracts of Employment
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Griffiths v The Secretary of State for Work And Pensions [2015]

Case reference:EWCA.Civ.1265   reasonable adjustment under disability discrimination legislation. Going forward, she thought all disability-related absences should be discounted. Unlike GB, Northern Ireland has no modified and unified Equality Act and has not corrected the anomaly of the Malcolm v Lewisham decision on disabilit...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Rebecca Downie V Department for Social Development & others [2015]

Case reference:1050/14.2443/14   The claimant worked for the respondent as an administrative officer. She suffered from an active and severe form of Crohn’s disease and was off work for a number of periods, underwent surgery and was diagnosed with anxiety. Due to being absent from work for 80 working days she met with her line man...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Jordan Galbraith v Bombardier CASE REF: 57/15

Case reference:57/15   The claimant was employed under a three-year contract of apprenticeship and claimed that he had been unlawfully discriminated against by the respondent on grounds of his disability (dyslexia). There existed a ‘tri-partite arrangement’ where “on the job” training was provided by the respondent while...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Monmouthshire County Council v Harris [2015]

Case reference:UKEAT.0010_15_2310   The EAT in this case has confirmed that a tribunal, when dealing with an unfair dismissal case based on long term absence, must follow the Scottish Court of Session case BS v Dundee City Council [2013] ScotCS CSIH_91, which concluded that tribunals must consider whether an employer could have been ...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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EAD Solicitors LLP & 7 Ors v Abrams [2015]

Case reference:UKEAT.0054_15_0506   y an individual could raise a claim for discrimination under the GB Equality Act 2010 were rejected.The lawyer claimant (Mr Abrams) set himself up as a limited company for tax purposes as he reached retirement providing services to his old firm of solicitors, until his LLP got worried about him pro...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Thompson V London Central Bus Company Ltd [2015]

Case reference:UKEAT.0108_15_2007   The claimant was a bus driver. He'd been dismissed for giving his high visibility vest to someone else but won his internal appeal. Nonetheless, he lodged a claim that the action originally taken against him was victimisation because he was associated with a third party (a union) that had done a pr...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Galvin Duffy v Firstsource Solutions Ltd [2015]

Case reference:2256/14   within the definition in the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and that he was unlawfully discriminated against on the ground of his disability. In dismissing the claim the tribunal highlighted the authority of Goodwin v The Patent Office [1999] IRLR 4 which set out the 4 separate conditions that ...
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Discrimination and Equality