POVERTY AND THE LAW

In 2018 the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights reported that in the UK 14 million people, a fifth of the...

WHISTLEBLOWING

Protected disclosures Detriment Case Fitzmaurice v Luton Irish Forum EA-2020-000295-RN Facts In 2014, 2016 and 2017 F raised a number of...

Unfair dismissal: gross misconduct

UNFAIR DISMISSAL Gross misconduct Case Hope v British Medical Association EA-2021-000187-JOJ Facts H, an employee of BMA, brought a...

Ryanair industrial action

TRADE UNIONS Detriment on trade union grounds Case Ryanair DAC v Morais and others EA-2021-000275-DA Facts Ryanair pilots who belonged to...

Human rights: gender identity: passports

HUMAN RIGHTS Passport gender Case R (on the application of Elan-Cane) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2021] UKSC 56,...

Unfair dismissal and misconduct

UNFAIR DISMISSAL Misconduct Awareness of allegation Case London Borough of Hammersmith v Keable (2021) Morning Star, December 14, EAT...

Employment tribunals: anonymity

EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL Anonymity Case TYU v ILA Spa Ltd: EA-2019-000983-VP Facts In March 2018 the ET heard claims for unfair and wrongful...

Human rights under threat

Human rights under threat It has been reported that the Minister of Justice aims to amend the Human Rights Act 1998. The Act incorporated...

Whistleblowing: new case

EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL Claim form Whistleblowing Case Petrica v Central London Community NHS Trust [2021] UKEAT 0059_20_1205 Facts P, a...

Race discrimination: evidence

RACE DISCRIMINATION Stereotyping Standard of proof Case Hylton v Institute of Directors EA-2019-000999-JOJ, EAT Facts H was dismissed by...

New disability discrimination case

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION Discrimination arising from disability Legitimate aim Case Stott v Ralli Ltd EA-2019-000772-VP Facts S was...

Redundancy: consultation

REDUNDANCY Consultation Special circumstances Case Carillion Services Ltd and others v Benson and others (2021) Morning Star, November...

Google data protection case

SUPREME COURT Google data protection case Case Lloyd v Google LLC [2021] UKSC 50 Facts The issue in the appeal was whether L could bring...

Disability: burden of proof

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION Burden of proof Case Bennett v Mitac Europe Ltd EA-2020-000349-LA Facts B and his manager were employed by M....