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Logue v Education Authority [2022]

Decision number:NIIT.29056/21   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) as not properly actioned and disability discrimination. The claimant lodged his claim on 13th April 2021. This was some 16 months from when the complaints originated from. Additionally, the claimant had a diary in which entries were recorded on 3rd and 4th March 2020 stating that he was going t...
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Pay Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
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Mackereth v Department for Work and Pensions [2022]

Decision number:EAT.99   Legal body: Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) ndent and brought a claim for religious discrimination and harassment. The claimant’s case was he had a biblical belief that individuals are created male or female and it cannot be changed. He also refused to be believe in ‘transgenderism’ stating it is not possible for a person to change their sex...
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Dismissal Discrimination
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Department for Work and Pensions v Boyers [2022]

Decision number:EAT.76   Legal body: Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) s. The assertion being that disability discrimination could only be successful where there were reasonable adjustments possible and the employer failed to implement them. The EAT held that this was not the case. It was held that the failure to follow the duty was highly material to a finding that...
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Dismissal Discrimination
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Kovalkovs v 2 Sisters Food Group Ltd [2022]

Decision number:4102454/2020   Legal body: Employment Tribunal (ET) claimant brought a claim for religious discrimination. It was for the Tribunal to determine whether the respondent had acted proportionately. This requires the PCP to be ‘reasonable necessary’. This case was actually a remittal from an appeal as the first instance Tribunal had placed the burden on...
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Discrimination Policies and Procedures Diversity & Inclusion
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Burke v Turning Point Scotland [2022]

Decision number:Case.No:.4112457/2021   Legal body: Employment Tribunal (ET) aimant claimed for unfair dismissal and discrimination on the basis of disability and age. The respondent accepted that there was a physical impairment from November 2020 to June 2021 but that it had ceased at that point. The Tribunal found that there was a physical impairment suffered acceptin...
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Bahad v HSBC Bank Plc [2022]

Decision number:EAT.83   Legal body: Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) e claims relating to race and religious discrimination. The reason for this is that those issues should not normally be determined without hearing oral evidence. There were no genuine concerns about the claimant’s performance in the role and the claimant had asserted that the manager was ‘against...
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McCaughley v Footprints Women’s Centre [2022]

Decision number:NIIT.14487/20IT   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) nt brought a claim alleging sex and age discrimination. A further claim of automatic unfair dismissal was later withdrawn by the claimant. The Tribunal found that the claimant discharged the burden of proof in relation to the discriminatory elements by virtue of the real reasons for removing t...
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Discrimination
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McFarland v Morelli Ice Cream Ltd & Di Vito [2022]

Decision number:NIIT.5722/18IT   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) The claimant started working for the respondent as an administrative assistant in June 2015. The claimant never received a written contract of employment, nor did she receive any training about the grievance procedures. The second respondent was employed by the first respondent and was part of th...
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Discipline Discrimination
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Foat v Department for Work and Pensions [2022]

Decision number:2301877/2019   Legal body: Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) ructive dismissal as well as disability discrimination on the basis of the failure to make reasonable adjustments. It is this latter point which is the most interesting from the case. The Tribunal decided that there had been a constructive dismissal with the way in which the claimant’s issues were...
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Dismissal Grievance and Dispute Resolution Wellbeing
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Pryce v BaxterStorey Ltd [2022]

Decision number:EAT.61   Legal body: Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT) ssued proceedings claiming sex and race discrimination on the same day. In submitting her ET1 form she said ‘no’ to the Early Conciliation Certificate Number. She stated that ACAS did not have the power to conciliate the claim, which was incorrect. The Tribunal acknowledges that as a lay person...
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Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues