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Employment weekly highlights—2 November 2017

Published on: 02 November 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Employment weekly highlights—2 November 2017
  • In this issue:
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Only mental processes of decision-taker are relevant to dismissal reason
  • Equality
  • ET has jurisdiction to hear claim against qualifications body despite availability of judicial review
  • Assessing the discriminatory motivations of decision-takers
  • The limits on state and diplomatic immunity in employment tribunals
  • Police officers and discrimination claims in an employment tribunal
  • Gender pay gap
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Employment highlights includes: (1) analysis of a Court of Appeal judgment on whose state of mind needs to be considered when determining the reason for dismissal in an unfair dismissal case, (2) the Supreme Court’s decision that employment tribunal claims for discrimination can be brought against a qualifications body even if its actions could also be challenged by way of judicial review, (3) an EAT judgment looking at whether allegedly discriminatory decisions were made by innocent agents or with discriminatory motivations, (4) a consideration of the limits on state and diplomatic immunity by Nicholas Lakeland, a partner in Laytons LLP’s employment group, (5) an examination of the right of police officers to bring discrimination claims in an employment tribunal relating to the actions of Police Misconduct Panels by Ed Kemp of Littleton Chambers, (6) an EAT judgment on the protection to be afforded to job applicants because of activities which are an outward manifestation of their trade union membership, (7) dates for your diary, (8) updates to our case and legislation trackers, (9) the latest Q&As, and (10) this month’s IRLR highlights. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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