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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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