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Can Working Reduced Hours Due To A Disibility, Resulting In A Reduced Pension, Be Discriminatory?

In this blog post, guest author Chelsea Brooke-Harrison Ward looks at a recent disability discrimination case. Can working reduced hours, resulting in a reduced pension, due to a disability, be discriminatory for the purposes of s.15 of the Equality Act 2010 (“EA”)? No! said the Supreme Court in the case [...]

By |2019-02-13T11:17:59+00:00February 13th, 2019|Employment Disputes|

Thinking of Pulling a Sickie? Think Again!

Can an exaggerating claim of ill health amount to gross misconduct for a fair reason to dismiss? Yes, said the Employment Appeal Tribunal. In the case of Ajaj v Metroline West Limited UKEAT/0295/15/RN the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) have stated that when an employee pulls a ‘sickie’ this can amount to [...]

By |2019-02-14T10:36:55+00:00February 2nd, 2019|Guest Authors|

Political Discrimination Potential Exception to Qualifying Period

Should political view and affiliation be protected characteristics within the Employment Rights Act 1996, thereby be included within the exceptions to the 12 month qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims? Yes, said the European Court of Human Rights (“ECHR”). Background The case concerned Mr Redfearn who was a driver’s escort [...]

By |2018-12-12T19:21:51+00:00December 12th, 2018|Guest Authors|
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