The Court of Appeal has decided that if a claimant 'partly' carries out hisher work in Great Britain, this is sufficient to give an employment tribunal jurisdiction to hear and determine the claimant's race and age discrimination claims.
The case of Miriam O'Reilly v BBC & Anr is a case of (primarily) direct age discrimination which has made headlines because of its high profile parties, TV presenter Miriam O'Reilly and the BBC.
The EAT in Berry v Recruitment Revolution and others held that a person could not bring an age discrimination claim based on terminology in job adverts targeting younger applicants if he had no interest in applying for the job.
The EAT has challenged the long-held view that an employer is not entitled to rely solely on costs to the organisation when justifying potentially discriminatory measures.
On October 18, 2010, the IRS issued final regulations regarding hybrid defined benefit pension plans, such as pension equity plans and cash balance plans.
In Borrero v. United HealthCare of New York, Inc., 2010 WL 2652456 (11th Cir. July 6, 2010), healthcare providers (and their representative organizations) alleged state law claims against United HealthCare for failing to pay them the agreed upon rate contained in the subscriber agreements rate for services.
A 51-year-old accountant who had applied for 20 jobs, for which she was overqualified, replying to adverts aimed at newly qualified accountants with little experience, has lost her claim for age discrimination.
A noteworthy case from the Employment Appeal Tribunal yesterday.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has given rulings in relation to two German cases on age discrimination, holding that the relevant policies were justified in both cases.
Employers can change from one non-discriminatory policy to another, even if the group to whom the less generous policy applies happens to be predominantly of a different gender, race, age group etc to those benefiting from the more generous policy.