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Higgs v Farmor’s School [2023]

Decision number:EAT.89   Legal body: Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) Background: The claimant worked as a pastoral administration/work experience manager in the respondent school. The claimant made posts on Facebook relating to relationships education and complaints were made. Following an investigation and disciplinary process the claimant was dismissed. The ...
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Discrimination Diversity & Inclusion
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Little v Chief Constable of the PSNI [2023]

Decision number:24524/19   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) y 2019. He stated that this amounted to discrimination on the grounds of his disability by instructing him to take on the role of Call Handler. Line managers met with some of the Unit officers who had been refusing to answer 101 calls. The Claimant decided to record the meeting as he anticipated tr...
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Discrimination
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Shiels v Southern Health and Social Care Trust [2023]

Decision number:59765/22   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) he Respondent which stated that acts of discrimination will result in disciplinary action up to or including dismissal. The Claimant’s actions were regarded as ‘serious breaches’ of these policies. The Tribunal found that the dismissal was fair under the 1996 Order. They stated the Claimant’s act ...
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Dismissal Discipline
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BM v Ministero dell’Istruzione dell’Universita e della Ricerca – MIUR [2023

Decision number:EU:C.2023:489   Legal body: Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ) ortant from the perspective of indirect discrimination through the prism of migrant workers and experience gained in other states. As the restriction was not meeting a legitimate objective as stated by the ECJ, and it did disadvantage migrant workers it was regarded as being contrary to the free m...
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Discrimination Policies and Procedures Recruitment and Selection
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Taylor v Farrans Construction & Ors [2023]

Decision number:NIIT.1823/21IT   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) ocess had been undertaken. On the age discrimination claim, the Tribunal found that the claimant had been unable to prove facts which would have suggested that an act of age discrimination had occurred. Therefore, the burden did not shift to the respondent in that regard. As a result, the claim...
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Dismissal Redundancy Discrimination
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Mioduszewska v Western Urgent Care Limited [2023]

Decision number:NIIT.1787/22IT   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) g, inter alia, unfair dismissal and sex discrimination. Whilst the claim form was lodged on 26th October 2021 (exactly three months from the effective date of termination) it was rejected as it was not accompanied by the conciliation certificate. It was lodged by the claimant’s solicitors who wer...
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University of Dundee v Chakraborty [2023]

Decision number:CSIH.22   Legal body: Court of Session (Scotland) (COSS) ng to constructive dismissal and racial discrimination. The report from the grievance was produced but subsequently amended by the University’s lawyers. This was made available with a footnote outlining there had been an amendment. The case related to the original report with the claimant wishing f...
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Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
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Muldoon v Ashton Community Trust [2023]

Case reference: NIIT.18581/21   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) e was merit in her claims of disability discrimination and sex discrimination, and it would not be persuaded on balance to extend time. Practical Guidance for Employers: This case is yet another one which relates to the time limits when it comes to presenting a claim to the Tribunal. Interestingly...
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Discrimination Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
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Neal v Rockhouse NI Limited t/a Omeya Day Spa [2023]

Case reference: NIIT.22156/20   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) ant alleged she was subject to unlawful discrimination on the grounds of pregnancy/maternity and suffered unauthorised deductions as a result of being taken off furlough. The claimant submitted this was due to the actions of Ms Dunlop, the owner of the respondent, by driving round the claimant’s h...
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Dismissal Discrimination Coronavirus/Covid-19
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Devine-Gallagher v Lidl (NI) Limited [2023]

Case reference: NIIT.23572/21   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) n the meaning set out in the Disability Discrimination Act. There were a number of issues relating to the claimant’s back pain leading to a number of reports from occupational health. This did start with some adjustments being recommended but culminated in the claimant going off sick in June 2019 ...
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Discrimination