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Protection of female employees during IVF treatment

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2010

In Sahota v Home Office, the EAT has confirmed that female employees undergoing IVF treatment are 'protected' under the Sex Discrimination Act in a similar way to pregnant employees shortly before, during and for 14 days after an implantation

Compulsory retirement at 65 can be proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2010

In Seldon v Clarkson Wright and Jakes, Mr Seldon was a partner in a law firm and was compulsorily retired on 31 December 2006, the end of the year in which he reached 65

DDA covers associative discrimination

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 13 2010

The claimant was employed by EBR Attridge LLP (formerly Attridge Law) as a legal secretary from January 2001

High Court rules in City broker “team move” case

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 12 2010

A group of brokers working for Tullett resigned with a view to join a rival firm, BGC

Only variation in contracts where a transfer is the sole or principal reason will breach TUPE regulations

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 27 2011

When employees’ contracts are varied after a company has been transferred the question is not whether their conditions would have been the same “but for” the transfer, but whether the transfer itself was the sole or principal reason for the change

Dismissal only effective when employee reads dismissal letter

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 9 2010

Ms Syf was suspended from her employment pending a disciplinary hearing

Employee working abroad on rotational basis could bring unfair dismissal claim

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 28 2010

In Ravat v Halliburton Manufacturing and Services Ltd, the Inner House of the Court of Session held by a majority that an employee who lived in Great Britain but worked in Libya on a "one month on, one month off" rotational basis qualified for unfair dismissal protection under the Employment Rights Act 1996

Inadequate investigation into misconduct with serious consequences for the employee

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 17 2010

In Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust v Roldan the claimant, a nurse from the Philippines, was alleged to have abused a patient in a number of ways

Discrimination compensation can include “stigma” loss flowing from the pursuit of the claim

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 13 2010

Mr Chagger was made redundant from Abbey National in circumstances which a tribunal held amounted to unfair dismissal and race discrimination

Limits to employers’ duty to offer employee made redundant on maternity leave a suitable alternative position

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 1 2010

The employee was on maternity leave when her employer decided to close most of its retail outlets and relocate to call centres in Cheltenham, Burnley and Northern Ireland