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Employment Legal Update July 2019
The recent decision of Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey has established that discrimination due to a perceived disability is unlawful.
UK
9 Aug 2019
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What's New
In the Case of Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd the Supreme Court has held that an unreasonably broad, and therefore unenforceable, non-compete clause could be rescued by severing the offending part.
UK
24 Jul 2019
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Employment Legal Update May 2019
The recent case of Baldeh v Churches Housing Association established that an employee could satisfy the test of disability where their condition had a material influence
UK
17 Jun 2019
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Caster Semenya Ruling - A New Age For Gender Categorisation In Sports?
Last month, the Court of Arbitration for Sport ("CAS") ruled against Caster Semenya in her long-standing dispute with the International Association of Athletics Federation ("IAAF").
UK
14 Jun 2019
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Employment Legal Update February 2019
In the recent case of Asda Stores Limited v Brierley, the Court of Appeal has upheld the decision that staff working on the supermarket's shop floor can compare themselves to warehouse staff
European Union
21 May 2019
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Employment Legal Update March 2019
In the recent case of Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo, the Court of Appeal held that the suspension of the employee in anticipation of a misconduct investigation did not constitute a breach of the implied term of trust and confidence.
UK
21 May 2019
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Employment Legal Update December 2018
In Ball v First Essex Buses Limited, a bus driver who was dismissed after testing positive for cocaine has won compensation of almost £40,000 at an employment tribunal.
European Union
14 Jan 2019
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Employment Legal Update October 2018
In the recent case of WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc v Various Claimants, the Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the High Court that Morrisons was vicariously liable for an employee leaking...
UK
6 Nov 2018
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Tribunal Statistics
The Ministry of Justice has published the quarterly tribunal statistics from April to June 2018. During this period the number of claims received in comparison with the same period in 2017 has increased by 165%.
UK
24 Oct 2018
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Establishing Disability
In the recent case of Mutombo-Mpania v Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd [2018], the EAT ruled that in disability discrimination cases an individual could not prove they are disabled without giving evidence about their impairment and its impact on their normal day-to-day activities.
UK
24 Oct 2018
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