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Dove v Brown & Newirth Ltd (ET decision)

02 December 2015

Subjects Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

Calling a 50-something year old employee "Gramps" was banter but was also age discrimination.

Bethnal Green and Shoreditch Education Trust v Dippenaar (EAT decision)

21 October 2015

Subjects Burden of proof; Indirect Discrimination; Dismissal

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

The EAT overturns a decision that a teacher suffered unlawful indirect age discrimination.

O v Bio Philippe Auguste SARL (ECJ decision)

01 October 2015

Subjects Justification; Pay and benefits; International case; Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

The ECJ rules that it was not discrimination to withhold a 10% termination payment to a "young person" but make that payment to older persons.

CLFIS v Reynolds (Court of Appeal decision)

30 April 2015

Subjects Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

The Court of Appeal says that the mental processes of those who are not the decision maker should be considered.

Sash Window Workshop Ltd and another v King (EAT decision)

01 December 2014

Subjects Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

A salesman's knowledge that he could be dismissed at any time did not mean he suffered considerable injury to feelings after his age discriminatory termination.

Dippenaar v Bethnal Green and Shoreditch Education Trust (ET decision)

04 November 2014

Subjects Burden of proof; Indirect Discrimination; Dismissal

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

An experienced teacher brought claims of unfair dismissal and indirect age discrimination on the basis that she was forced out of her role due to the cost of her employment compared to the cost of employing more junior teachers.

Reynolds v CLFIS (EAT decision)

21 May 2014

Subjects News; Burden of proof; Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

The EAT says: don't just look at whether the decision maker discriminated - also those who might have influenced the decision maker.

Clements v Lloyds Banking Plc (EAT case)

30 April 2014

Subjects Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

Comment that individual was "not 25 anymore" did not taint dismissal with age discrimination.

Wright v Purple Parking (ET decision)

15 April 2014

Subjects Justification; Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

An employer has to pay nearly £700k after admitting age discrimination

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.