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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
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Ishola v Transport for London [2020]

Decision number:EWCA.Civ.112   Legal body:ewca The claimant was employed by the respondent for a period of eight years. It was found that he was disabled as he suffered from migraines and depression. The claimant made a complaint about another employee’s conduct. Following an investigation, his complaint was not upheld and he made further com...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Uddin v London Borough of Ealing [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0165/19/RN   Legal body:ukeat The claimant was employed as a deputy team leader in the family intervention programme run by the respondent. At the time he was on secondment as a support worker in the Action Locality Team. The issue leading to the proceedings arose when a female student began her placement with the respondent....
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Unfair Dismissal
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Scott v Kenton Schools Academy Trust [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0031/19/DA   Legal body:ukeat The claimant was employed by the respondent as a teacher. He was the head of modern foreign languages. In 2013 there were issues raised about his performance in the role and in September 2014 there was a support plan put in place to address the concerns. In trying to deal with the issue of perfo...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Robinson v His Highness Sheikh Khalid Bin Saqr Al Qasimi [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0106/19/RN   Legal body:ukeat The claimant was engaged by the respondent, the Crown Prince of Ras-al-Khaimah which is one of the seven United Arab Emirates, for the purposes of looking after his children in the UK. On appointment, the letter stated: ‘You will be paid a management fee for undertaking this work at the rate of £3...
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McKinley v Brett Martin Ltd [2020]

Decision number:6421/19IT   Legal body:niit The claimant was employed by the respondent, a manufacturing company, as an operator from 1995 until her dismissal on 18th December 2018. The issues centred upon the claimant’s disciplinary warnings that had accrued as a result of poor attendance. The poor attendance was detailed from 2010 until ...
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Unfair Dismissal Sickness and Absence Discrimination and Equality
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Tesco Stores Ltd v Tennant [2019]

Decision number:UKEAT/0167/19/00   Legal body:ukeat The claimant was employed as a checkout manager at Tesco. The claimant had been off sick with depression for ‘extended periods’ between September 2016 and September 2017. It was in September 2017 that she raised the issues of disability discrimination, harassment and victimisation. There was a ...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Walsh v Belfast Metropolitan College [2020]

Decision number:14129/18IT   Legal body:niit The claimant was employed as a lecturer at the respondent further educational college. There was quite a protracted history of conflict between the claimant and her line manager (Ms Gillespie). This is evidenced by disciplinary procedures being mooted before an agreement as struck in June 2016 w...
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Unfair Dismissal Disciplinary and Grievance Issues