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Daouidi v Bootes Plus SL [2016]

Case reference:EUECJ.C-395/15   er workers..." Note that the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, which continues to apply in NI (the Equality Act 2010 applies in GB), refers to "...a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on his ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities." That a...
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Sickness and Absence Discrimination and Equality
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Molyneaux v Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs & Department of Finance [2016]

Decision number:NIIT.01147_15IT.   Legal body:niiet The claimant in this case claimed that she had been directly and indirectly discriminated against by the respondent on the ground of her sex. One particular issue focused on the claimant’s allegation that the respondent indirectly discriminated against women with respect to its career break policy....
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Sickness and Absence Discrimination and Equality
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Colin McArthur, Karen McArthur & Ashers Baking Company Ltd v Gareth Lee [2016]

Case reference:NICA.39   Firstly, it held that there was direct discrimination, as the logo on the cake could only apply to gay and bisexual people and therefore the protected characteristic was sexual orientation. It was also held that it was not necessary to read down or display the provisions of the Equality Act (Sexua...
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Discrimination and Equality
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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...