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Unfair dismissal: employee’s admissions

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an Employment Tribunal fell into error when considering the impact of an employee’s admissions of misconduct on the reasonableness of the employer’s investigation. Given that the employer...

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Discrimination by association extended to indirect discrimination

The European Court of Justice’s Advocate General Kokott has given her opinion on whether the concept of discrimination by association can be extended from direct discrimination to indirect discrimination. In her opinion, the definition...

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Sending lewd emails is grounds for dismissal

In Williams v Leeds United Football Club, the High Court held that an employer was entitled to summarily dismiss an employee who was already serving 12 months’ notice of redundancy, when it discovered that,...

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Written warning was not a substantial disadvantage

In Griffiths v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions UKEAT/0372/13/JOJ, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a written warning given to a disabled employee who was suffering from post-viral fatigue and fibromyalgia did...