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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | United Kingdom | 15 Dec 2016

UK: Discrimination - Supreme Court asked to consider ambit of associative discrimination

The Northern Ireland Court of Appeal has ruled that it was direct associative discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation for a bakery to

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Burges Salmon LLP | United Kingdom | 28 Oct 2016

Bakery guilty of discrimination over gay marriage cake - Lee v Ashers Bakery

The Northern Ireland Court of Appeal has found that a bakery, owned by Christians, directly discriminated against a customer on the ground of sexual

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Kingsley Napley | United Kingdom | 21 Mar 2012

Requirement for “recent paid work” - when unjustified recruitment criteria are considered discriminatory

The Northern Ireland case of Crilly v Ballymagroarty Hazelbank Community Partnership vividly demonstrates to employers the danger of setting overly stringent recruitment criteria that could indirectly discriminate against groups based upon a protected characteristic.

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Mills & Reeve LLP | United Kingdom | 13 Feb 2012

Job advertisement that requires paid work experience as a pre-requisite to employment indirectly discriminates against women

In the case of Crilly v Ballymagroarty Hazelbank Community Partnership, an Industrial Tribunal in Northern Ireland found that an essential requirement in a job advertisement indirectly discriminated against women.

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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP | United Kingdom | 17 Sep 2009

House of Lords distinguishes between discrimination on the grounds of holding a belief and of taking actions manifesting that belief

The House of Lords, in an Irish case, has held that regulations prohibiting discrimination on the grounds of religious belief or political opinion do not protect an individual who is less favourably treated by being denied employment because of actions they have taken in support of that religious belief or political opinion (McConkey v The Simon Community).

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