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Zaka v Weetabix Ltd [2023]

Decision number:3322552/2021   Legal body: Employment Tribunal (ET) Background: The claimant was firstly employed by the respondent as a Production Operator before being promoted to the position of Technical Operator. At the time of hearing he was still in employment with the respondent. The claimant was disabled at all material times by reason of back probl...
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Discrimination
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Corby v Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service [2023]

Decision number:06444311   Legal body: Employment Tribunal (ET) Background: The claimant is employed as an individual conciliator by the respondent. His race is white and the race of his wife and children is black. The issue pertaining to this preliminary hearing was related to his belief. There were two beliefs for the Tribunal to adjudicate upon. T...
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Discrimination
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Fernandes v Department for Work and Pensions [2023]

Decision number:EAT.114   Legal body: Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) apply to the application for disability discrimination and when time begins to run. Outcome: The Tribunal at first instance found that the time limits had not been adhered to on the basis that it was held that time began to run from when the respondent would be expected to make the adjustment. Howe...
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Discrimination Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
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MacKenzie v Chief Constable of Police Scotland [2023]

Decision number:4105842/2022   Legal body: Employment Tribunal (ET) Background: The claimant applied for a police officer role. She received a provisional offer subject to conditions. One of the conditions related to being physically and mentally fit to perform the duties. In December 2019 the claimant disclosed that she was taking anti-depressants and she was t...
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Discrimination Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
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Riley v Direct Line Insurance Group [2023]

Decision number:EAT.118   Legal body: Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT) aim for unfair dismissal and disability discrimination in relation to the return to work arrangements. Outcome: The issue was whether the termination was due to the freely given mutual consent. Whilst this question was not directly asked of the Tribunal at first instance it was held by the EAT th...
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Dismissal Discrimination
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Iourin v University of Oxford [2023]

Decision number:EAT.108   Legal body: Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT) ng he brought a claim citing disability discrimination and sex discrimination. Outcome: The Tribunal, at first instance, dismissed all of the claims. For the disability discrimination claim the claimant was found not to be disabled within the meaning of Section 6 of the Equality Act 2010. This w...
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Discrimination
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Manjang v Uber Eats UK Ltd [2022]

Decision number:Case.No:.3206212/2021   Legal body: Employment Tribunal (ET) Background: The claimant is a black male of African descent. He commenced work as an Ubereats food delivery driver on 29th November 2019. The claim relates to the introduction of Microsoft facial recognition software. It requires drivers to take real time photograph of themselves for verification w...
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Discrimination
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O’Boyle v St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust [2023]

Decision number:2413495/2020   Legal body: Employment Tribunal (ET) Background: The claimant was employed as a Band 5 Staff Nurse from March 2017 until her resignation in July 2020. She worked in an orthopaedics ward before and during the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. In March 2020, the respondent sent an email to staff asking about medical health conditions. T...
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Discrimination
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Murdock v Department of Justice [2023]

Decision number:NIIT.1833/20   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) and the applicability of the Disability Discrimination Act. The claimant brought a claim for unfair dismissal and disability discrimination. Outcome: In terms of disability discrimination, the claimant used another member of staff, CPO Doherty, as the comparator. CPO Doherty went on leave due to th...
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Dismissal Absence and Sickness Discrimination
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Ramos v Lady Coco Limited t/a Shamela’s Fresh Hot and Cold Food [2023]

Decision number:EAT.99   Legal body: Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) Background: An advertisement had been placed on Gumtree on behalf of the respondent, which ran a Chinese Restaurant. It stated: ‘A takeaway female staff who can speak English fluently is need to join us at Shamila’s Café near the Beautiful area of Ruchill Park.’ [Sic] The claimant did not make an ...
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Discrimination Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues