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Case Summaries

This section contains 100’s of professionally prepared case summaries relevant to employment law. They report decisions from the tribunals and courts of the UK and Europe and are updated as important new cases arise.

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Title Case Date
Cunningham v BMS Sales Ltd - Irish Equality Tribunal 1.2.07
Commission of the European Communities v Italian Republic - equivalent work experience to be taken into account so as not to breach free movement of workers provisions by discrimination - Opinion of the Advocate General 1.6.06
CSC Computer Sciences Ltd v McAlinden & Ors - custom and practice creates contractual term
Chief Constable of Dumfries & Galloway v Adams - normal day-to-day activities and work specific activities: where to draw the line?
Clark v Clark Construction Initiatives Ltd. & Anor - candour, intelligence, transparency and coherency of judgment
Copland v UK - right to privacy - ECoHR 3.4.07
Camden & Islington Foundation Trust v Boafo - offences in disciplinary procedure are not exhaustive examples of gross misconduct
Corr v IBC Vehicles Ltd - employer was liable for employee's suicide where it directly resulted from foreseeable depression caused by accident at work - [2008] UKHL 13, House of Lords on 27.2.08
Commission v Greece - breach of requirements to recognise qualifications awarded by other EU states - ECJ Case 274/05 - 23.10.08
Coleman v Attridge Law - the Equal Treatment Framework Directive prohibits "associative" discrimination against an employee on the grounds of their child's disability - ECJ Case C-303/06
Commercial Motors (Wales) Ltd v Howley - new job did not break chain of causation
City Index Ltd v Kurt - tribunal's judgment could not sustain its conclusions
Christian v Nursing and Midwifery Council - struck off nurse loses appeal
Commission for Healthcare Audit & Inspection v Ward - suitability of alternative post offered in redundancy situation has a bearing on the unreasonableness of refusing it - EAT 6.3.08
Carmelli Bakeries Ltd v Benali - gross misconduct was not 'operative cause of dismissal', but still contributed to it
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce v Beck - test for disclosure is whether it is necessary to fairly dispose of proceedings
Crook v United Kingdom - strike out of widow’s benefits claim - ECtHR 13.5.08
Callinan v Secretary of State for Health - time limits for appeal against inclusion on PoVA and PoCA lists - Care Standards Tribunal 6.8.07
CJD v RBS - employer must establish misconduct and carry out fair and reasonable investigation
Child Poverty Action Group, R (on the application of) v DWP - action to recover mistakenly paid Income Support ruled unlawful.