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Barnett v Irish Football Association [2023]

Case reference: NIIT.12503/22   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) roceedings for unfair dismissal and sex discrimination. Outcome: This was a preliminary hearing on the employment status of the claimant. The Tribunal found that the claimant was self-employed. It was a relationship of a professional in business on his own account providing services to a client ...
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Dismissal Discrimination
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Thukalil v Puthenveettil [2023]

Decision number:EAT.47   Legal body: Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT) unequal pay was as a result of indirect discrimination from a legislative provision. The argument that the Regulation was not concerned with equal pay between men and women was not a good reason for allowing it to continue. Practical Guidance for Employers: This case demonstrates the application ...
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Discrimination Pay
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Gao v Four Seasons (No 11) Limited [2023]

Decision number:NIIT.38672/21   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) d a claim for unfair dismissal and race discrimination in July 2021, some 15 months after the dismissal. The final date for presentation of the claim within the statutory time limit would have been 9th July 2020. The claimant states that she did not instigate her proceedings because there was a p...
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Kaul v Ministry of Justice [2023]

Decision number:EAT.41   Legal body: Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) mounted to victimisation and disability discrimination. The EAT stated that there had to be realistic assessment of the circumstances in determining whether there was no reasonable prospect of success. There were undisputed facts relating to the length of time it took for the grievance and the EA...
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Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
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Ministry of Justice v Dodds [2023]

Decision number:EAT.31   Legal body: Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT) Background: The claimants were full-time salaried judges at various levels. On occasion, the judges were asked to ‘sit up’ in higher roles. They received no additional remuneration with it being regarded as part of their salaried role. The claim was that they were part-time workers when they act...
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Discrimination Pay
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Lyons v Starplan Furniture Limited & Ors [2023]

Decision number:NIIT.5733/18   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) e: The claimant brought a claim for sex discrimination, harassment and victimisation as a result of the allegations made. On the allegations, the Tribunal did not find, on balance, that the second claimant subjected the claimant to verbal and physical harassment in the office and women’s toilets i...
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Dismissal Discrimination
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Haire v Industrial Temps [2023]

Decision number:NICA.1   Legal body: NI Court of Appeal (NICA) claim to the Tribunal relating to Race Discrimination and Victimisation. This followed his response to an advertisement from the respondent for the role of packer at a meat plant. This required the claimant to provide his passport and long birth certificate. This was the requirement of the emplo...
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Discrimination
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Geraghty v Forose [2023]

Decision number:NICA.2   Legal body: NI Court of Appeal (NICA) Background: The Industrial Tribunal found, at first instance, that the respondent had discriminated against the claimant. The claimant was a part-time employee in his ice cream shop. It was found that the respondent had sexually harassed the claimant. This led to an award of £41,500 for injury ...
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Discrimination
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Fay v Department of Finance [2023]

Decision number:NIIT.5582/19   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) within the meaning given in Disability Discrimination Act 1995. The Tribunal referred to Section 3 relating to addictions stating that addition to alcohol, nicotine or any other substance is to be treated as not amounting to an impairment for the purposes of the Act. The Tribunal attributed the m...
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Dismissal Discrimination
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Barakova v Ireland Fishing Ltd t/a Wattermill Lodge & Brissaud [2023]

Decision number:NIIT.20137/19   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) The claimant brought claims for race discrimination and unfair dismissal. Outcome: In terms of the claim for unfair dismissal, it was the respondent’s case that the claimant voluntarily left her employment rather than be dismissed. The Tribunal agreed citing that on 4th July the claimant was su...
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Dismissal Discrimination