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Key Cases 2013-2014


Key Employment and Discrimination Cases 2013-2014

Thank you for your interest in the text of Michael Rubenstein's lecture "Key employment and discrimination law cases for 2013-2014", given throughout the UK during October 2013. It flags up cases that are currently pending before the courts. It covers cases coming up across the whole of employment law, which as usual comprises a substantial portion of discrimination-related claims.

Equal Opportunities Review subscribers can access the full text of the lecture in the November 2013 issue (EOR 242).


The List of Key Employment and Discrimination Cases for 2013-2014

 

Employment status
1. Hounga v Allen – Sup Ct – 31 March

2. Clyde & Co LLP v Bates van Winkelhof – Sup Ct – 27 March

3. Quashie v Stringfellow Restaurants Ltd – Sup Ct – leave applied for

4. Fenoll v Centre d’aide par le travial La Jouvene, C-316/13 – CJEU – pending

 

Contracts of employment
5. Chhabra v West London Mental Health NHS Trust – Sup Ct - 29 October
6. Foreign Office v Yapp – CA – leave to appeal applied for

7. IBM United Kingdom Holdings Ltd v Dalgleish – HC – judgment awaited

 

Dismissal
8. Kavanagh v Charlton Athletic Football Club – ET – pending
9. Sajtos v  Budapest Főváros VI Ker, C-10/13 – ECHR – pending

10. Weigl v Nemzeti Innovációs Hivatal, C-332/13 - CJEU– pending

11. Wittenberg v Tidewater Crewing Ltd – EAT – 19 Nov

 

Right to a fair hearing
12. Mattu v United Kingdom – ECHR – pending

13. Williams v United Kingdom – ECHR – pending

 

Employment tribunal jurisdiction and procedure
14. R (on the application of Unison) v Lord Chancellor – Admin Ct – 22 October

15. Re Fox Solicitors Ltd application for judicial review – CS – pending

16. Benkharbouche v Embassy of the Republic of Sudan – CA – leave to appeal given

17. Al-Malki v Reyes – CA – leave to appeal given

18. Ladak v DRC Locums Ltd – EAT – pending

 

Transfer of undertakings
19. Amatori v Telecom Italia, C-458/12 CJEU – pending

20. WGC Services Ltd v Oladele – EAT – pending

21. Crystal Palace FC (2000) Ltd v Kavanagh – CA – judgment awaited

22. RR Donnelly Global Document Solutions v Besagni/NSL Ltd v Besgani – EAT – pending

23. Hazel v The Manchester College – CA – 4 December

24. Allen v Morrisons Facilities Services Ltd – EAT – November

 

Collective redundancies
25. USDAW v Ethel Austin Ltd – CA – pending

26. Lyttle v Bluebird UK Bidco 2 Ltd, C-182/13 – CJEU – pending

27. Cañas v Nexea Gestión Documental SA – C-392/13 - CJEU – pending

28. United States of America v Nolan – CA – November

 

Trade union rights
29. Bugden v London Borough of Bromley – ET – pending

30. Wyer v Pembrokeshire County Council – ET – pending

31. Pharmacists’ Defence Association Union v Boots Management Services – Admin Ct – 23 November

32. Unite the Union v United Kingdom – ECHR – pending

33. Brough v United Kingdom – ECHR – pending

34. Smith v Carillion (JM) Ltd – EAT – judgment awaited

35. McPherson v Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd – HC - pending

36. RMT v United Kingdom – ECHR – pending

 

Working time
37. Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd, C-539/12 – CJEU – pending

38. Neal v Freightliners Ltd – EAT – pending

39. Fulton v Bear Scotland Ltd – EAT – pending

 

Agency workers
40. Moran v Ideal Cleaning Services Ltd – EAT – 3 December

 

Fixed-term workers
41. Forni v Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricera, C-61/13 – CJEU – pending

 

Part-time workers
42. Gabriel-Abraham v Sports Direct – ET – pending

43. O’Brien v Ministry of Justice – EAT – pending

44. Miller v Ministry of Justice – ET – December 

 

Pregnancy and maternity discrimination
45. Napoli v Ministero della Giustizia, C-595/12 – CJEU – pending

46. Z v A government department, C-363/12 – CJEU – judgment awaited

47. C-D v S-T, C-167/12 – CJEU – judgment awaited

 

Equal pay
48. South Lanarkshire Council v Russell – EAT – pending

49. Glasgow City Council v Fox Cross Claimants – CS (I) – 10 December

50. Abbott v Lloyds TSB Bank plc – ET – judgment awaited

 

Age discrimination
51. Specht v Land Berlin, C-501/12 – CJEU – pending

52. McCririck v Channel 4 – ET – judgment awaited

53. Clements v Lloyds Banking Group plc – EAT - pending

54. Harrod v Chief Constable of West Midlands Police – ET – 25 November

 

Race discrimination
55. Jessemey v Rowstock Ltd/Taiwo v Olaigbe/Onu v Akwiwu – CA – 5 November

56. Neill v British Airways plc – IT – November

57. Begraj v Heer Manak Solicitors – EAT – November

58. Tirkey v Chandok – ET – pending

 

Sexual orientation discrimination
59. Walker v Innospec Ltd – EAT – 22 January

60. Cary v. Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis – CA – pending

 

Religion or belief discrimination
61. Henderson v General Municipal and Boilermakers Union – EAT – pending

 

Disability discrimination
62. Gallop v Newport City Council – CA – judgment awaited

63. Griffiths v Department for Work and Pensions – EAT – 23 January

64. Peaden v Methodist Church – ET- 29 January

65. FOA, acting on behalf of Kaltoft v Billund Kommune, C-354/13 - CJEU - pending

 

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