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  • Date:
    1 June 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    Grant v United Kingdom

    In Grant v United Kingdom 23 May 2006 ECHR, the European Court of Human Rights has held that that it was a breach of a transsexual worker's human rights to refuse to pay her a state pension from the women's retirement age of 60.

  • Type:
    FAQs

    Is an employer under an obligation to seek employees' permission before placing their photographs on its intranet?

  • Date:
    1 September 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round up

    Judith Harris of Addleshaw Goddard brings you a comprehensive update on the latest decisions that could affect your organisation, and provides advice on what to do about them.

  • Date:
    29 July 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    Human rights: Bar on tribunal application no breach of article 6 ECHR

    In Chaudhary v Specialist Training Authority appeal panel and others (No.2), the Court of Appeal holds that the Specialist Training Authority appeal panel provides a route to review of the Specialist Training Authority's decisions on the registration of specialist medical practitioners, and fulfils the requirements of Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights in being an independent and impartial tribunal.

  • Date:
    26 April 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    Employers must be reasonable about impact on human rights

    Employers can win claims of breaches in human rights if they show they took justified and proportionate steps.

  • Date:
    22 March 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up: Human rights

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering the human rights implications of school uniform policies.

  • Date:
    16 November 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up: Covert surveillance justified

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering falsified timesheets.

  • Date:
    1 August 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    X v Y

    In X v Y [2004] IRLR 625 CA, the Court of Appeal held that the applicant had been fairly dismissed from his job working with youth offenders after he had been cautioned for gross indecency with another man in a public toilet and failed to disclose the fact that he had committed a criminal offence to his employers.

  • Date:
    1 June 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    R (on the application of Amicus - MSF section and others) v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry and Christian Action Research Education and others

    In R (on the application of Amicus - MSF section and others) v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry and Christian Action Research Education and others [2004] IRLR 430 HCQBD, the High Court, Queen's Bench Division, held that the Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003 are compatible with the EC Equal Treatment Framework Directive and the European Convention on Human Rights.

  • Date:
    1 June 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    A good loss: R (Amicus - MSF section) v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry

    The overwhelming majority of discrimination law cases are unsuccessful. If the decision is not one of an employment tribunal, it will be a binding precedent.

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