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JK v TP S.A. [2023]

Decision number:EUC.9   Legal body: Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ) Background: The claimant was a self-employed worker who prepared audiovisual material, trailers and features for the respondent which was a public television channel in Poland. The relationship was based upon a series of contracts for specific work which the claimant took on in the context of his ...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Gunnarsdottir v Olympique Lyonnais [2023]

Decision number:FPSD-3626   Legal body: Other Tribunals & Courts (OTAC) Background: The claimant was employed as a professional football player for the respondent, a very successful football club in France. The contract between the two outlined that the respondent would ensure that the claimant benefits from the general social security stem for the entire duration of ...
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Family Friendly Rights Comparative Law
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Davies v EE Ltd [2022]

Decision number:EAT.191   Legal body: Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) Background: The claimant was employed as a customer service representative (call-centre role) from May 2019 until her resignation in February 2020. Her contract outlined that she was to work 40 hours per week. In August 2019 the claimant was diagnosed with an impairment with her vocal chords. Sh...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Dornan v Chief Constable of the PSNI [2022]

Decision number:FET.30/22   Legal body: Employment Tribunal (ET) Background: The claimant has been in employment with the respondent for 17 years and holds the position of Chief Inspector. The case relates to her application for promotion to Superintendent in 2021. The claimant was unsuccessful and was notified in December 2021. The claimant requested written ...
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CM v TimePartner Personal Management GmbH [2022]

Case reference: EUC.983   Legal body: Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ) Background: The respondent, an agency providing temporary work, employed individuals under a fixed-term contract in 2017. The individuals under that fixed-term contract received €9.23 per hour as a result of a collective agreement. The issue was that the collective agreement did not allow for equ...
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Comparative Law
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Corrigan v Clarman Partnership Limited [2022]

Case reference: NIIT.38480/21   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) Background: The claimant was employed by the respondent from 2001 until April 2021 as a receptionist. The issues leading to the case were related to the Coronavirus pandemic. A few days before the first national lockdown the claimant informed her line manager that she felt unsafe without a protecti...
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Coronavirus/Covid-19
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Rodgers v Leeds Laser Cutting Ltd [2022]

Case reference: EWCA.Civ.1659   Legal body: England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA) Background: The claimant was employed as a laser cutter from July 2019. The issue arose in March 2020 when the claimant initially came into work (after lockdown had been announced) but then texted his manager to say he was going to stay at home because he had a child with an underlying health cond...
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Dismissal Absence and Sickness Health and Safety
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Garrod v Riverstone Management Ltd [2022

Decision number:EAT.177   Legal body: Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) The claimant returned from maternity leave and three months later informed her manager that she was pregnant again. Following on from that the claimant submitted a grievance alleging discrimination on the grounds of her maternity as well as bullying and harassment. An outside employment law advise...
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Contracts of Employment Dispute Resolution
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Anghel v Middlesex University [2022]

Decision number:EAT.176   Legal body: Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) The claimant, a litigant in person, brought claims of unfair dismissal and harassment against the respondent. This claim was dismissed and the Tribunal refused her application for reconsideration. The claimant sought to appeal to the EAT. She filed an appeal notice via email on 9th February 2021....
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Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
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Arvunescu v Quick Release (Automotive) Ltd [2022]

Decision number:EWCA.Civ.1600   Legal body: England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA) The claimant appealed against a decision to strike out his victimisation claim against the respondent. The basis for the claim being struck out was that the claim fell within a widely drafted COT3 settlement agreement between the parties. The claimant was only in employment with the respondent for...
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Discrimination and Equality