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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...
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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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