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Sexual orientation discrimination

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  • Date:
    21 January 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    Grimshaw v Griffin Signs Ltd and others

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employment tribunal was not wrong to hold that a claim was out of time and there was no continuing act of discrimination. Nor was it wrong not to exercise its discretion to hear the claim on just and equitable grounds.

  • Date:
    20 January 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case of the week: Sexual orientation harassment

    This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers sexual orientation harassment.

  • Date:
    19 December 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    English v Thomas Sanderson Blinds

    The Court of Appeal has held that the Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003 do cover homophobic abuse against a man who is not gay and who is not perceived to be gay by those who made the remarks.

  • Date:
    28 May 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    Sexual orientation discrimination: Homophobic banter directed at heterosexual did not constitute harassment

    In English v Thomas Sanderson Blinds Ltd [2008] IRLR 342, the EAT held that a worker who alleged that he was subjected to homophobic treatment from his workmates could not bring a complaint of harassment on grounds of sexual orientation because he was heterosexual and knew that the colleagues who he alleged had harassed him did not believe him to be gay.

  • Date:
    1 May 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    ECJ ruling on sexual orientation law

    A recent decision of the European Court of Justice may result in the UK having to amend its sexual orientation laws in relation to pensions. Although the main points at issue in the case are already covered by legislation in the UK, the application of the Barber temporal restriction may have an impact on public sector schemes.

  • Date:
    10 March 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    Homophobic banter and the heterosexual

    This week's case of the week, provided by Addleshaw Goddard, covers homophobic banter directed at a heterosexual.

  • Date:
    1 June 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case digest: remedies in discrimination cases

    Tina McKevitt, solicitor and lecturer in law, provides a round-up of some of the remedies that employment tribunals have awarded in discrimination cases.

  • Date:
    1 May 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case digest: sexual orientation discrimination

    Tina McKevitt, solicitor and lecturer in law, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on sexual orientation discrimination.

  • Date:
    17 October 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up: Sexual orientation discrimination

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering sexual orientation discrimination.

  • Date:
    1 October 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case digest

    Tina McKevitt, lecturer in employment law at University of Sheffield, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on discrimination.

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