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|22 Mar 2012||Court of Appeal considers whether cost considerations can justify discrimination||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Woodcock v Cumbria Primary Care Trust the Court of Appeal has upheld a tribunal's finding that a redundancy dismissal, the timing of which was motivated to avoid the cost of an enhanced pension if ...|
|12 Dec 2012||Volunteers not covered by discrimination law||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In X v Mid Sussex Citizens Advice Bureau the Supreme Court has upheld the Court of Appeal’s decision that an unpaid volunteer was not covered by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 as she was not i...|
|14 Jan 2013||Ministry of Defence Consultation -Future Reserves 2020: Delivering the Nation’s Security Together - November 2012||Consultations|
|26 Apr 2013||Discrimination could be inferred from shareholder’s discriminatory comments||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Asociatia ACCEPT v Consiliul National pentru Combaterea Discriminarii the ECJ has held that homophobic comments made in public by a person strongly associated with an employer, suggesting the exist...|
|1 Mar 2009||English v Thomas Sanderson||Abi Agbaje-Williams, Equality and Human Rights Commission||ELA Briefing||In English v Thomas Sanderson Ltd, a case supported by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, the Court of Appeal held that a person - who suffered homophobic abuse, who was neither gay nor perceiv...|
|1 May 2010||Victimisation Claims: Using Like-for-Like Comparators||Dijen Basu, Devereux Chambers||ELA Briefing||Protection from victimisation is a vital part of the machinery of discrimination legislation. Without it, the protection given by the legislation would be fatally flawed. At its heart is the simple qu...|
|1 Nov 2012||A comprehensive guide to the Equality Act||Susan Belgrave, 9 Gough Square||ELA Briefing||
Writing about the Equality Act has now become a Sisyphean task – no sooner do you think that you have grasped the implications of a particular provision, having pushed your boulder uphill, than you...
|1 Jul 2009||The Ins and Outs of the Equality Bill||Susan Belgrave, barrister, 9 Gough Square||ELA Briefing||Any excitement one may feel about the Equality Bill must be tempered by the knowledge that it will be a race against time to turn it into legislation before the general election. Whenever that may be,...|
|1 Apr 2011||Caste discrimination: is protection necessary?||Susan Belgrave, 9 Gough Square||ELA Briefing||The idea that there may be yet another initiative in the discrimination field will not gladden the hearts of those still ruminating on the changes wrought by the Equality Act 2010|
|1 Aug 2008||On the March to Equality: Should Employers Complain||Jane Fielding and Chris Braganza, Wragge & Co LLP||ELA Briefing||Various cases over the last few months have shown that the UK is, in legal terms, at last moving toward full implementation of the Equal Treatment Directive and Framework Directive. In practical terms...|