Workplace environment

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  • Discrimination: Approach to be taken to harassment complaints

    Date:
    12 November 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Scott v Commissioners of Inland Revenue the Court of Appeal holds that an employment tribunal erred in awarding only £15,000 in respect of the psychiatric injury caused to an employee by the way in which his employer dealt with allegations of sexual harassment made against him by a work colleague.

  • Case round-up: Damages in bullying case to be reconsidered

    Date:
    9 November 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, looking at damages in a constructive dismissal claim.

  • Case digest

    Date:
    1 November 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    Hilary Slater, consultant with Cobbetts solicitors, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on discrimination.

  • Where an employer identifies a confined space within its premises what should it do?

    Type:
    FAQs

  • Bahl v The Law Society and others

    Date:
    1 October 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Bahl v The Law Society and others [2004] IRLR 799 CA, the Court of Appeal held that the EAT was correct to decide that the employment tribunal had erred in finding that the former Vice President of the Law Society had been discriminated against on grounds of her race and sex.

  • Law Society and others v Bahl

    Date:
    1 October 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Law Society and others v Bahl [2003] IRLR 640 EAT, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that an inference of discrimination cannot be drawn simply from the fact that an employer has behaved badly towards an employee. It must be shown that the treatment is worse than that given to a comparator.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    7 September 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering the reduction of sick pay and victimisation claims on the basis of letters written.

  • Disability discrimination: Impairment not treated as continuing

    Date:
    20 August 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Swift v Chief Constable of Wiltshire Constabulary, the EAT holds that an employment tribunal's decision that an employee was not a disabled person within the meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, after she returned to work following sick leave because of a psychiatric illness, was correct.

  • Race discrimination: Barton applied to race cases

    Date:
    6 August 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Igen Ltd v Wong, the EAT holds that the guidance given in Barton v Investec Ltd on the burden of proof in discrimination claims applies to a race discrimination claim.

  • Case digest

    Date:
    1 August 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    Hilary Slater, consultant with Cobbetts solicitors, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on discrimination.