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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 ...
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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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Discrimination and Equality
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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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Discrimination and Equality
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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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Discrimination and Equality