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Robinson v Department for Work and Pensions [2020]

Decision number:EWCA.859   Legal body:ewca The claimant had worked for the respondent as an administrative officer for twenty-two years. The role was largely computer based. In 2014 she had developed blurred vision in one eye after a hemiplegic migraine. It was agreed that this satisfied the definition of a disability for the purpose of ...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Ferguson v Astrea Asset Management Ltd [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0139/19   Legal body:ukeat Introduction This month we report on a case where senior employees of a transferor deliberately enhanced the benefits and conditions with a view to passing them on to a transferee. How often has that happened to you, or a client transferee? Well, a recent UK EAT decision suggests the transferring e...
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Transfer of Undertaking (TUPE)
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Balcetis v Ulsterbus Ltd & Translink [2020]

Decision number:NIIT.2267/16   Legal body:niit The claimant was initially employed by the second respondent in 2007 as a cleaner and fuel dispenser at the bus depot in Enniskillen. He was then transferred to the first respondent in 2015 on the same terms and conditions. There was a dispute by the claimant about the nature of this transfer bu...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Bradford v The State Hospital for Scotland [2020]

Decision number:4107324/2019   Legal body:et The claimant worked as a staff nurse with the respondent at the State Hospital, Carstairs from 1994 until his dismissal on 4th February 2019. The respondent is a special health board which runs high security hospitals in the UK. The claimant worked on ‘Iona 2’ ward which is for intellectually d...
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Unfair Dismissal Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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HM Revenue and Customs Commissioners v Ant Marketing Ltd [2019]

Decision number:UKEAT/0051/19/OO   Legal body:ukeat This case arose out of an HMRC notice of underpayment issued against the respondents under Section 19 of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998. The notices were made in respect of the respondent’s workers who it considered to be underpaid due to deductions taken from their pay, which were made for t...
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Contracts of Employment Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Iceland Foods Ltd v Stevenson [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0309/19/RN   Legal body:ukeat The claimant worked for the respondent supermarket as a till operator since 2012. In December 2016 the claimant suffered a shoulder injury in an incident unrelated to her work. As a result of the injury, the claimant never returned to work but was invited to numerous welfare meetings between Fe...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Wheatstone v Blakeney News Food and Wine Ltd & Others [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0287/19/LA   Legal body:ukeat The claimant was employed as a shop assistant in what was described as a village shop. The claimant suffered from epilepsy and it was conceded that this was a disability in line with the Equality Act 2010 (Disability Discrimination Act 1995 in Northern Ireland). In terms of the disability, it wa...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Patel v City of Wolverhampton College [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0013/20/RN   Legal body:ukeat The claimant was employed by the respondent as a lecturer from January 2003 to 31st March 2014. She taught a number of courses in the beauty division of the respondent. In 2014 it was announced that there would be a restructuring of the beauty department. Following the process, the claimant ...
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Wilson Barca LLP & Others v Shirin [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0276/19/BA   Legal body:ukeat The claimant was employed by the respondent as a paralegal. She had actually been called to the Bar in 2016 shortly after her 50th birthday but she had already decided to take up employment in a solicitor’s practice. She had been in the position for six months before she resigned following a menta...
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Tabidi v BBC [2020]

Decision number:EWCA.Civ.733   Legal body:ewca The claimant worked as a freelance broadcast journalist for the respondent. He had been in the job for approximately two years. He applied for a permanent position but was unsuccessful. Both successful candidates were women. When feedback was requested, he was told that the new project involve...