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Harris & Kearney v Excel Brickworks Ltd [2020]

Decision number:2200566/2019   Legal body:et The claimants in this case were father and son. The father was a site foreman for the respondent and the son was a bricklayer. The father had worked for the respondent for over 17 years whereas the son had only worked for less than a year. In commencing the work, they had signed documents entitl...
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Contracts of Employment A-Typical Working
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Butcher v Surrey County Council [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0022/19/LA   Legal body:ukeat The claimant worked for the respondent authority as the Surrey Safeguarding Adults Board Member. In this position she line managed another employee, known in the judgment as ‘Employee A’. The claimant had a difficult relationship with Employee A with a meeting held in April 2017 to try and resol...
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Unfair Dismissal
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Kearney v Department for Infrastructure [2020]

Decision number:16062/18IT   Legal body:niit The claimant was employed by a purser, operating on the Strangford Ferry, from 14th May 2016 until his dismissal for gross misconduct on 26th July 2018. There were two issues that arose in this case. The first related to the reason for the dismissal. The claimant, in his position as purser, iss...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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HMRC v Middlesbrough Football and Athletic Company (1986) Ltd [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0234/19/LA   Legal body:ukeat This case involved the HMRC’s use of its powers under Section 19 of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998, where they can serve a notice of underpayment where they believe a worker has received less than the national minimum wage in their employment. They served a notice on the respondent, a football ...
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Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Adedeji v University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0171/19/BA   Legal body:ukeat The claimant worked as a consultant surgeon for the respondent and started that employment in 2004. There was an investigation into the work being carried out by the claimant with a decision made to demote him, but on the same pay. He originally accepted this but then resigned in 2017 working th...
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Royal Bank of Scotland v AB [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0266/18   Legal body:ukeat The claimant worked for the respondent bank as a customer services officer from October 2008 until her resignation in May 2014. In, what was supposed to be her first day in employment, August 2008 she was knocked down by a car causing significant injuries to her leg. This meant that she had to we...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Robinson v 4G Mobiles & Data Limited t/a Connect Comms [2019]

Decision number:7077/19IT   Legal body:niit The claimant was employed by the respondent in 2014 as a business development manager. He worked in the Northern Ireland office of the respondent which also operated in Great Britain. The index incident occurred at the Christmas Party 2018 which took place near the respondent’s head office in Bu...
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Chief Constable of Gwent Police v Parsons & Roberts [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0143/18/DA   Legal body:ukeat The claimants were police officers who had been recognised as disabled under the Equality Act 2010 (Disability Discrimination Act 1995 in Northern Ireland). As a result of this recognition, they had ‘H1 Certificates’ which allowed them access to a ‘deferred pension’ when they were leaving the poli...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Lafferty v Nuffield Health [2019]

Decision number:UKEAT/0006/19/SS   Legal body:ukeat The claimant was employed as a porter for more than twenty years by the respondent, which is registered as a not-for-profit charity operating a number of hospitals throughout the United Kingdom. The claimant worked in its hospital in Glasgow. The claimant was charged with a serious criminal offen...
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Unfair Dismissal
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ICTS (UK) Ltd v Visram [2020]

Decision number:EWCA.Civ.202   Legal body:ewca The claimant worked for the respondent (and its predecessor company) since 1992 as a security co-ordinator. In the claimant’s terms and conditions of employment it stated that long-term disability benefit was available for those who: ‘…were absent from, and unable to, work due to sickness and inju...
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Discrimination and Equality Contracts of Employment