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15th February 2024

Former Sociology Professor Wins Employment Tribunal Case Against The University of Bristol

The Claimant, David Miller, was employed by The University of Bristol in 2018 as a professor of Political Sociology. The Employment Tribunal found that the Claimants ‘anti-Zionist’ beliefs qualified as ‘philosophical belief and a protected characteristic’. Furthermore, it was found that the Claimant was subject to direct discrimination due to the university’s decision to dismiss […]

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19th December 2023

British Army Rastafarian Guardsman Wins Claim Against MOD

The employment tribunal has ruled that the Claimant’s claim of direct race discrimination, racial harassment and victimisation was successful in D Pile-Grey v Ministry of Defence. The tribunal has not yet published the amount of damages awarded. Mr Pile-Gray was one of the first Rastafarian guardsmen and had a career in the army stretching over […]

Warehouse worker sacked after colleague finds a video

28th November 2023

Worker Unfairly Dismissed After Colleague Found A Video Of Him Being Confronted By ‘Paedophile Hunters’

A warehouse worker had his employment terminated after a colleague discovered a video on social media where the Claimant had been accused of ‘grooming’ an underage girl. Mr Cooper, the Claimant’s colleague, carried out a search of the Claimant on social media in January 2021. The search revealed a video and photograph headed: ‘The Hunted […]

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30th October 2023

Can ‘Deadnaming’ A Transgender Person Lead To A Successful Claim In Gender Reassignment Discrimination?

Yes, found the employment tribunal in Miss AB v Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames on 11 September 2023. A trans woman has successfully claimed direct discrimination on the grounds of gender reassignment. The employment tribunal found that deadnaming the worker (AB) amounted to less favourable treatment and was because of the claimant’s protected characteristic. […]

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27th September 2023

Fair Dismissal Following A Refusal To Return From Maternity Leave

In the recent case of Parsons v International Forest Products (UK) Limited, the tribunal held that Ms Jowita Parsons (“the Claimant”) claims for unfair dismissal, indirect discrimination and pregnancy and maternity discrimination against International Forest Products (UK) Limited (“the Respondent”) should be dismissed. The Claimant was employed by the Respondent as an import coordinator from […]

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30th August 2023

Tribunal Rules On Gender Specific Slurs

In the recent case of Miss Amanda Fischer v London United Busways Limited [2300846/2021], the tribunal heard claims relating to the use of slurs in the workplace and whether they were gender specific, which were pleaded as gender reassignment discrimination. Miss Amanda Fischer (the Claimant) was engaged by the Respondent (London United Busways Limited) as […]

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26th July 2023

A Desire To Go Clubbing Is Not Discriminatory

Does a disagreement over a venue for a work Christmas party amount to discriminatory conduct? No held the tribunal in the recent case of Mrs C Palladino v Reed in Partnership Ltd. In the case, the Claimant (Mrs C Palladino) worked for the Respondent (Reed in Partnership Ltd) as an HR advisor. At the time […]

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29th June 2023

Employee Denied Pay Rise Due To Husband’s Salary

Ms Jiang Ping (the Claimant) worked as a Senior Manager in a part-time role at the Respondent (James Duran’s & Sons Ltd) and has recently been successful in a claim for sex discrimination and victimisation after being denied a pay rise due to her husband’s salary. The Claimant commenced employment with the Respondent in 1998. […]