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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
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Camara v East London NHS Foundation Trust [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT.3202118/2018   Legal body:ukeat The claimant was employed by the respondent as an administrator in the Continuing Healthcare Team. She was appointed temporarily in January 2018 on an initial three month contract but she remained in the position until her termination in July 2018. Issues arose with the claimant’s work as she was...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Tiplady v City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council [2019]

Decision number:EWCA.Civ.2180   Legal body:ewca The claimant had been employed by the respondent authority as a planning officer. The issue central to this case arose between 2014 and 2016 when the claimant and her husband had dealings with the local authority relating to an issue with a property they owned. They had made complaints that a se...
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Unfair Dismissal Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
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Lewis v Historic Royal Palaces [2019]

Decision number:4374/19   Legal body:niit The claimant was employed by the respondent as a security warden at Hillsborough Castle. There was a requirement from Hillsborough Castle to have security on site at all times. The central issue in the case related to ‘shift disturbance allowance’, which was referred to in the company handbook an...
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Caren v Irish Hockey Company Ltd by Guarantee [2019]

Decision number:17410/18   Legal body:niit The claimant was a sports coach and had undertaken work with the respondent in coaching hockey. This had been from 2010 until it came to an end in 2018. The claimant alleged that he was unfairly dismissed in 2018, yet the respondent argued that Northern Ireland was not the correct jurisdiction a...
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Parkview Care Ltd v Fenn [2019]

Decision number:UKEAT/0112/19/BA   Legal body:ukeat The claimant was employed by the respondent for the purposes of providing care services. This was done through being on-call in a particular location, as well as having to drive to different jobs. The claimant in this case faced disciplinary proceedings from his employer, which he felt was unfair...
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Unfair Dismissal Working Time and Leave
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Cooke v Poundland Limited [2019]

Decision number:1600642/2019   Legal body:et The claimant was employed as a sales assistant at the respondent store. This was on a fixed term contract to run from 26th November 2015 to 26 February 2016. The claimant continued to work with the respondent after this fixed-term contract ended. In November 2018 there was an allegation that the...