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Mar
06
2019

Email to inaccessible work address during maternity leave was unfavourable treatment

In SW Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust v Jackson, the Claimant was involved in a redundancy exercise whilst on maternity leave. ..

Mar
01
2019

No discrimination at strictly religious nursery

The number of people who identify with a religion or belief is growing faster than you might think. ..

Feb
14
2019

88-year-old wins age discrimination claim

An 88-year-old woman has succeeded in her age discrimination claim, making her the oldest person to win such a case. ..

Jan
29
2019

Pregnancy and Maternity Discrimination: Consultation to increase protection for new parents

The government announced its plans on Friday to provide greater protection for parents returning to work and pregnant women from redundancy in new legislation...

Jan
11
2019

‘What counts as sexual harassment? New BBC Three documentary asks young adults’ – Monica Atwal comments for i News

Lawyers say they understand the widespread disagreement over sexual harassment because the boundaries of appropriate behaviour have shifted..

Jan
04
2019

Advantageous treatment not the same as unfavourable treatment

At the end of 2018 the Supreme Court considered whether advantageous treatment, that had the potential to be even more advantageous, would constitute ‘unfavourable’ treatment within the meaning of the..

Dec
20
2018

New Code of Practice on tackling sexual harassment at work

Today, the Government has announced that it will introduce a new statutory code of practice which places greater responsibility on employers to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace and to..

Dec
07
2018

Request to change age legally rejected by Dutch court

A Dutchman who recently asked a court in the Netherlands to lower his age by 20 years has lost his case. The court found that there was no case law..

Dec
07
2018

Should veganism be recognised as ‘philosophical belief’?

In March 2019, members of an Employment Tribunal will have to decide whether ‘veganism’ will receive the same protection against discrimination as Christianity, Islam and Judaism. ..

Nov
30
2018

Disability discrimination – Claimant’s ‘tendency to steal’ did not attract protection despite his underlying medical conditions

Under the Equality Act (Disability) Regulations 2010 (the “Regulations”), a number of conditions are said not to be impairments. This means that they are not disabilities and do not therefore..



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