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Anderson v CAE Crewing Services Ltd [2024]

Decision number:EAT.78   Legal body: Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT) on and it amounted to direct disability discrimination. However, she accepted that the examiners were not the respondent’s employees but stated they were their agents. A second claim of disability discrimination was made with the claimant stating that her colleagues mocked her and shouted at her i...
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Dismissal Discrimination
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Godfrey v Natwest Market Plc [2024]

Decision number:EAT.81   Legal body: Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) Summary Description: EAT outlines that an employer would be put on notice where they should be making enquiries as to the possible effects of a general mental impairment in the context of autism spectrum disorder. Background: The claimant was employed by the respondent from 2006-2011. He sought va...
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Discrimination Recruitment and Selection
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Bugden v The Royal Mail Group Limited [2024]

Decision number:EAT.80   Legal body: Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) citing unfair dismissal and disability discrimination. Outcome: The claimant argued that there ought to have been a possibility of redeployment as a reasonable adjustment and that the dismissal was unfair citing Section 98(4) of the Employment Rights (NI) Order for a decision to be made having reg...
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Dismissal Discrimination Diversity & Inclusion
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Boohene v Royal Parks Ltd [2024]

Decision number:EWCA.Civ.583   Legal body: Court of Appeal (IECA) mary Description: No indirect discrimination found when agency workers were not paid the London Living Wage yet those directly employed were. The issue was a matter of their contract with the agency and not with the principal. Background: The respondent had engaged part of its workforce directly,...
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Discrimination Pay
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Maxwell v Tesco [2024]

Decision number:Case.No:.8000251/2023   Legal body: Employment Tribunal (ET) h HR professionals regarding disability discrimination is what is meant by reasonable when it comes to reasonable adjustments. This case provides some insight stating that it was unreasonable to reschedule the meeting for a time when the respondent was aware that the Advocacy Support Worker was n...
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Discrimination
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Wilson v The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland [2024]

Decision number:NICA.12   Legal body: NI Court of Appeal (NICA) bunal alleging age and political belief discrimination. The case was rejected by the Tribunal. This related to the fact that the claimant was not selected as a candidate for election. There were three grounds on which he sought to appeal: Unlawful refusal to adjourn Apparent bias; and ...
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Discrimination Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
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Bathgate v Technip Singapore Pte Ltd [2023]

Decision number:CSIH.48   Legal body: Court of Session (Scotland) (COSS) s jurisdiction was excluded and the age discrimination claim could not be pursued. The decision on the cross-appeal made the appeal by the claimant were academic. However, the Court of Session dismissed that appeal citing that a ‘seafarer’ as outlined in the legislation related to the nature of th...
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Redundancy Discrimination
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Irvine v Optilase (UK) Ltd [2024]

Decision number:NIIT.7465/21   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) aim for unfair dismissal and disability discrimination. Outcome: On disability discrimination – the issue was whether the claimant was disabled within the meaning set out in the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. This largely referred to prolapse as stated by the claimant. There was a med...
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Dismissal Discrimination
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Pipe v Coventry University Higher Education Corp [2024]

Decision number:Civ.191   Legal body: England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA) Background: The claimant was a Grade 6 lecturer at the respondent University. He wished to be promoted to Grade 7. The claimant suffered from ADHD and sleep disorder. Between 2017 and 2019 the claimant was unsuccessful in his three applications for promotion. The claimant asked, outside of...
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Discrimination
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Musielak v Crystal Facilities Management and Property Services Ltd [2024]

Decision number:NIIT.35870/21   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) by the claimant rested on the issue of discrimination and the dismissal relating to reliance upon statutory rights. On the basis that it was not found, it was held that there was no statutory jurisdiction for the Tribunal to hear the claim of unfair dismissal. Practical Guidance for Employe...
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Dismissal Discrimination