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Jessemey v Rowstock (Court of Appeal decision)

26 February 2014

Subjects Retirement; Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

The Court of Appeal clarifies an important point of law: post employment victimisation IS covered by the Equality Act 2010.

Harrod and others v Chief Constable of West Midlands Police and others (ET decision)

26 February 2014

Subjects Justification; Retirement; Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

This is a test case in relation to police compulsory retirement under the A19 procedure.

Shiret v Credit Suisse (ET decision)

18 July 2013

Subjects Redundancy; Indirect Discrimination; Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

A banker wins an age discrimination case.

Jessemey v Rowstock (EAT decision)

05 March 2013

Subjects Retirement; Dismissal; Direct Discrimination
The EAT decides that the Equality Act provides NO remedy for post termination victimisation

Kerr v O'Hara Brothers Surfacing Ltd (ET case)

14 January 2013

Subjects Retirement; Harassment; Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

Telling employee "you're too old!" was direct age discrimination.

Nolan v CD Bramall Dealership Ltd t/a Evans Halshaw Motorhouse Worksop (ET decision)

10 December 2012

Subjects Redundancy; Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

Discriminatory they were - describing someone as "Yoda" was age discrimination.

Quick v Cornwall Council (ET decision)

05 November 2012

Subjects Retirement; Indirect Discrimination; Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

An employment tribunal reject an age discrimination claim on the basis that there was no "less faovurable treatment".

Thompson v Bombardier Transportation UK Limited and others (ET decision)

30 July 2012

Subjects Redundancy; Harassment; Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

Bombardier had unlawfully discriminated against an older PA, but had not harassed her.

Liladhar v Barnardo’s (ET decision)

24 July 2012

Subjects Redundancy; Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

An Employment Tribunal upheld an age discrimination claim against Barnardo's.

Gimson v Telegraph (ET decision)

20 July 2012

Subjects Burden of proof; Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

A sketch writer for the Daily Telegraph fails in his "implausible" age discrimination claim.