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When is harassment not harassment? Guidance from the EAT
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

In the case of Baker v. Peninsula Business Service Limited 2017 UKEAT024116, the EAT confirmed that an individual cannot succeed in a claim for


Medical evidence and dismissals following long term sickness absence
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

In O'Brien v. Bolton St. Catherine's Academy 2017 EWCA Civ 145, the Court of Appeal agreed with the tribunal's decision at first instance that a


Time off work and religious discrimination
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

In Gareddu v. London Underground Ltd UKEAT008616, the EAT considered whether it was indirectly discriminatory, on the basis of religion or belief


Strike-out for claimant who spoke to a journalist whilst under oath
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

Under the Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure, a tribunal has the power to strike out a claim or response at any stage either on its own initiative


Service provision changes: determining the "principal purpose" of an organised grouping of employees
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

The EAT's decision in Tees Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust v. Harland and Others 2017 UKEAT017316 provides guidance on how the "principal


Clarification of the extension of time limits following early conciliation
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

The effect of Acas early conciliation on extending the time limit for bringing an employment tribunal claim has been clarified by the recent decision


Seventh Circuit hands down landmark ruling on sexual orientation discrimination
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • April 17 2017

On April 5, 2017, in a landmark decision, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, sitting en banc, held that Title VII of the Civil Rights


Focus on indirect sex discrimination and part-time workers
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 6 2017

The recent case of Fidessa Plc v. Lancaster looked at two key issues relating to an unfair dismissal claim: Whether an employer had engaged in


H&S, regulatory & employment issues for UK construction businesses - a round-up
  • Dentons
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 6 2017

Welcome to our Spring 2017 round-up of issues relevant to UK construction businesses. Each of the summaries below links to a recent article from


Infused oils, investment managers and one combining factor: confidential information
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 6 2017

Cases involving confidential information have been keeping the High Court busy over the last few months. In this article, we look at two such recent