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Indirect Discrimination

Child Soldiers International v Secretary of State for Defence (Admin Court)

08 October 2014

Subjects Justification; Indirect Discrimination; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

Army rules require longer service for those who join as minors. Is this age discrimination?

Mort and others v HMRC (ET decision)

29 May 2014

Subjects Pay and benefits; Indirect Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

Government wins test case that could have had major implications for public sector pay.

Dansk Jurist-og Okonomforbund v Indenrigs-og Sundhedsministeriet (ECJ case)

26 September 2013

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

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

Danish law which gave 3 years pay to civil servants, but not those of pensionable age, was age discrimination.

HK Danmark v Experian A/S (ECJ case)

26 September 2013

Subjects Justification; Pensions; Indirect Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

Pension scheme that paid more to older people could be justified

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.

Osoba v The Hertfordshire Constabulary (EAT decision)

11 July 2013

Subjects Redundancy; Retirement; Indirect Discrimination; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

an appeal over a "shambolic" redundancy selection process fails. A terrible process does not mean that it is age discrimination.

Foreman and others v Oasis Taxis Mansfield Limited (ET decision)

29 March 2013

Subjects Justification; Recruitment; Indirect Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

Refusing employment to 77 year old man because normal insurance provider wouldn't cover him was age discrimination (because the employer should have shopped around to see what other providers offered).

Whitham v Capita (ET decision)

26 February 2013

Subjects Pay and benefits; Ill health and age; Indirect Discrimination; Direct Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

A cut off of 55 for PHI payments was direct and indirect age discrimination.

Homer v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire (second ET decision)

13 February 2013

Subjects Justification; Recruitment; Indirect Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

Mr Homer wins his age discrimination claim (finally).

R (on the application of Coleman) v London Borough of Barnet Council (High Court case)

21 December 2012

Subjects Ill health and age; Indirect Discrimination

Source (Lewis Silkin LLP)

This case concerns the public sector equality duty under s.149 of the Equality Acty 2010.
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