Employment tribunal decisions 20.01.14 to 26.01.14: Tribunal holds that Equality Act 2010 prohibits caste discrimination

indiancastemapA round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 20 January 2014, during which an employment tribunal found that the current wording of the Equality Act 2010 allows for caste discrimination claims.

Tribunal holds that Equality Act 2010 prohibits caste discrimination In Tirkey v Chandok and another, the employment tribunal held that the current wording of the Equality Act 2010 is sufficient to allow caste discrimination claims to be brought.

Attleborough mum awarded damages from Wymondham firm following employment tribunal A mother-of-two has been awarded more than £7,600 in compensation at an employment tribunal after she was dismissed from work shortly after announcing she was pregnant.

GAA photograph objectors “ultra sensitive” says tribunal An employment tribunal has described as “ultra sensitive” civil servants who complained when photos from a charity Gaelic football match were published on a government intranet site.

Lithuanian woman awarded €34,000 in Mayo discrimination claim A woman has been awarded €34,000 in damages by the Equality Tribunal after a claim that her employer discriminated against her on race grounds during the time she worked in their Supermac’s and Costcutters in Mayo.

Woman who was “unfairly dismissed” from Marks and Spencer gets her job back A Longford woman sacked by her employer was found to have been unfairly dismissed following a recently held tribunal into the matter. She was subsequently given her job back. No monetary compensation was awarded.

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