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Elizabeth Kennedy v Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (CASE: 548/14)

Case reference:548/14   olicy amounted to unlawful indirect sex discrimination and that it had been incorrectly interpreted by the respondent. It was the respondent’s policy to permanently fill those posts left temporarily vacant by career breakers - but the tribunal held that this was not adequately communicated to the c...
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Discrimination and Equality
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CHEZ Razpredelenie Bulgaria (Judgment) [2015]

Case reference:CJEU.C-83/14   n the principles of direct and indirect discrimination in EU law. Direct Discrimination On direct discrimination, the Court has given contradictory signals. On the one hand, it is saying that a measure can be directly discriminatory even if it is applied to an area which is made up predominantly, a...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Greater Glasgow Health Board v Doogan and another [2014]

Case reference:UKSC.68   t did not deal with claims of religious discrimination and any reasonable accommodations that an employer might be required to consider under employment legislation, with reference to article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights i.e. the “right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Begum v Pedagogy Auras UK Ltd (t/a Barley Lane Montessori Day Nursery) [2015] UKEAT 0309_13_2205

Case reference:UKEAT.0309_13_2205   ng hazard. The claimant argued indirect discrimination on grounds of her religious belief. The tribunal found in favour of the employer and the EAT agreed - the policy was grounded in health and safety. No evidence was provided by the claimant that a full length garment (as opposed to a shorter len...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Shinwari v Vue Entertainment Ltd [2015]

Case reference:UKEAT.0394_14_1203   The claimant worked in a cinema and, like all staff, received free tickets, on the strict understanding that they were not for re-sale members of the public or at all. He noticed a colleague (Mr Ali) selling his free tickets in breach of the rules. He was offered a bribe, which he took and passed o...
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Discrimination and Equality Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
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Andrew Munn v Chemtest Ireland Ltd (CASE REF: 1731/14)

Case reference:1731/14   The claimant, a Deputy Technical and Quality Manager, alleged that he was dismissed because he made a number of protected disclosures under the NI public interest disclosure legislation. It was also claimed that the respondent failed to make reasonable adjustments to deal with difficulties due to h...
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Discrimination and Equality Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
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Ashraf Farag v S P Graham Ltd T/A Sean Graham (CASE REF: 1316/13)

Case reference:1316/13   claimant made a claim of age discrimination and/or race discrimination in relation to his failure to be appointed to the post of Betting Shop Manager with the respondent when it failed to shortlist him for interview. The claimant received no communication from the respondent until he received a ‘s...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd [2015] NICty

This well-reported 'gay cake' case has gone in favour of the Plaintiff, Mr Lee, who had requested a cake from Ashers with the phrase 'Support Gay Marriage' scanned into the icing on the top. The order was initially accepted to avoid 'a confrontation in the shop', according to the third respondent b...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Rene Gerd Maalouf v Teletech UK Ltd (CASE REF: 1673/14)

Case reference:1673/14   st still be alive to the possibility of discrimination claims and the respondent here acted impeccably in the circumstances and went to great lengths to ensure that steps were taken to protect the affected employee. A strict policy adopted by an employer is more likely to be considered reasonable d...
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Unfair Dismissal
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Commission v Belgium [2015]

Case reference:Case.C-317/14   or German-speaking regions, constitutes discrimination prohibited by Article 45 TFEU and Regulation No 1612/68. The authorities of the Flemish Community replied by letter of 19 July 2010, expressing their willingness to bring the Flemish legislation concerning the requirements of public employers i...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues