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NASUWT v Harris [2019]

Decision number:UKEAT/0061/19/BA   Legal body:ukeat The claimant was employed by NASUWT, the teaching union, as a branch officer. The issue arose when the General Secretary of NASUWT issued a letter to the claimant regarding his alleged conduct at a meeting. It was alleged that he had drunk four pints of Guinness before driving off in his company ...
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Unfair Dismissal Collective and Trade Union Issues
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López Ribalda v Spain [2018]

Decision number:ECHR.14   Legal body:ecthr While it may be a controversial issue among staff members, workplace monitoring is a legitimate and legal method that employers can implement to protect their staff and business. Permitted methods of surveillance include maintaining CCTV systems, monitoring internet browsing history, inspecting em...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act Human Rights
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Ansyz v Sizzlers NI Ltd [2019]

Decision number:NIIT.9858/18   Legal body:niit The claimant, a Polish national, had been employed by the respondent as a commis chef from November 2016 until July 2018. In May 2017, the claimant was told by another member of staff, Ms Fullerton, to go back to his own country. Following a complaint, the employee apologised and the claimant had...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Solomon v University of Hertfordshire and Paul Hammond [2019]

Decision number:UKEAT/0258/18/DA   Legal body:ukeat The claimant, who was employed as an internal auditor for more than four years by the respondent was dismissed by reason of an irretrievable breakdown of trust and working relationship. This arose as a result of the claimant seeking flexible working arrangements which were regarded as having an op...
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Gray v Mulberry Company (Design) Ltd [2019]

Decision number:EWCA.Civ.1720   Legal body:ewca The claimant appealed against a decision that her belief that there was a human or moral right to own the copyright of her creative works, except when the creative work is produced on behalf of the employer, was not a philosophical belief under Section 10(2) of the Equality Act 2010 covering religi...
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Discrimination and Equality Contracts of Employment
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DW v Nobel Plastiques Iberica SA [2019]

Decision number:C-397/18   Legal body:cjeuecj On 1 July 2004, DW was employed by Nobel Plastiques Ibérica. Assigned to the processes of assembly and shaping of plastics pipes, she was granted a reduction in working hours on the basis that she had custody of young children. DW worked a 35-hour week and worked the morning and night shifts. DW s...
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Redundancy and Reorganisation Discrimination and Equality
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Herbai v. Hungary [2019]

Decision number:ECHR.378   Legal body:ecthr Have you ever taken part in an HR debate or forum online? Have you thought about starting your own? Do you think you should be sacked for doing so? That's what happened in this Hungarian case that has made its way to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). This case concerned the applicant’s di...
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Human Rights
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Ward v Fiducia Comprehensive Financial Planning Ltd [2019]

Decision number:2602061/18   Legal body:et The claimant worked for the respondent from January 2009 until he resigned in June 2018. The dispute arose after the claimant had given three months’ notice to leave the business in May 2018. He had given thanks for the opportunities but stated that he wanted to spend more time with his family....
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Unfair Dismissal Contracts of Employment
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Harrison v Aryma Ltd [2019]

Decision number:UKEAT/0085/19   Legal body:ukeat The claimant had resigned from her job following receipt of a letter outlining that her employment be terminated on the basis of a settlement agreement. The claimant alleged that this came on foot of the news that she was pregnant and there was history of detrimental treatment to those who were pr...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Baynes v Getaquote Limited t/a Coversure Insurance Services [2019]

Decision number:1802081/2019   Legal body:et During the claimant’s employment with the respondent, she undertook a Level 3 NVQ in Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration. This was largely funded by the college and Government with a small sum, that being £225, being contributed by the employer. The apprenticeship agreement betwee...
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Contracts of Employment Pay and Conditions of Employment