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Yearly Archives: 2018

Long-term disability benefits and capability dismissals

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Awan v ICTS Ltd has held that there must be a term implied into a contract of employment that an employer cannot …

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Dismissal for failed drugs test was unfair

The Employment Tribunal in the case of Ball v First Essex Buses Ltd has found that a bus driver was unfairly dismissed after failing a drugs test. Background The Claimant …

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Pilot with anxiety when flying was unfairly dismissed

The Employment Tribunal has held in the case of Guest v FlyBe that a pilot suffering from anxiety related sickness arising from flying was unfairly dismissed. Background The Claimant was …

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When does “office banter” amount to harassment?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in Evans v Xactly Corporation Limited has considered a case of harassment. Background The Claimant was employed by Xactly Corporation Ltd (“the Company”) as a salesman.  …

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Less favourable treatment of part-time workers

The Court of Appeal in the case of British Airways v Pinaud has considered a case of less favourable treatment of a part time worker. Background Ms Pinaud was employed …

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