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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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McQuade v RAOB Club and Institute [2024]

Decision number:NIIT.64909/22   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) as a doorman. His claim centred upon discrimination, failure to provide itemised pay, unlawful deduction from wages when he was furloughed and that his wages did not reflect an increase in the National Minimum Wage. All claims except the failure to provide itemised pay were withdrawn at hearing....
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Pay Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
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Kelly v Department for Communities and Department of Finance [2023]

Decision number:NICA   Legal body: NI Court of Appeal (NICA) bled for the purposes of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. As a result of that finding, the Tribunal found that they did not have jurisdiction. It was agreed by the experts that the claimant had a long-standing generalised anxiety disorder but the main element related to autism spectrum d...
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Discrimination
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Logo v Payone GmbH [2024]

Decision number:EAT.9   Legal body: Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT) an. This led to the claims of indirect discrimination on the basis of race. Outcome: At first instance, the Tribunal struck out the claims giving some limited reasons relating to indirect discrimination and the defence of justification. The claimant argued that the Tribunal had erred as th...
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Discrimination
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Kayes v Southern Health & Social Care Trust [2024]

Decision number:NIIT.12604/20   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) ht a claim for unfair dismissal and sex discrimination. The unfair dismissal claim was already struck out as the claimant did not have the requisite one years’ service. There were issues throughout the Case Management Preliminary Hearings. This initially began with the claimant being aggressive...
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Grewal v Astha Limited & Chakraborty [2023]

Decision number:EAT.170   Legal body: Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) cessful finding of unfair dismissal and discrimination. This was found by the Tribunal and the appeal brought by the appellant here related to the remedy that had been awarded. There were two principal arguments being raised by the appellate. The first related to a deduction for contributory fa...
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Dismissal Discrimination
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Miller v University of Bristol [2023]

Decision number:Case.No:.1400780/2022   Legal body: Employment Tribunal (ET) found to succeed on the claim of direct discrimination as a result of the decision to dismiss him but also the rejection of the appeal against that dismissal. It should be noted the awards were reduced by 50% due to contributory conduct and it was also noted by the Tribunal there was 30% chance th...
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Phoenix v The Open University [2024]

Decision number:Case.No:.3322700/2021   Legal body: Employment Tribunal (ET) laimant asserts that she was subject to discrimination and harassment as a result of those beliefs and that she was not supported leading to resignation and a claim for constructive unfair dismissal. The claimant established the Gender Critical Research Network at the respondent which was a res...
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Dismissal Discrimination