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Dismissal

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.

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.

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.

Reynolds v CLFIS (ET decision)

04 April 2013

Subjects Burden of proof; Dismissal; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

The ET finds no discrimination when decision maker didn't discriminate, but was influenced by others who might have

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.