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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
Cullinane v (1) Balfour Beatty Engineering Services Ltd (2) NRL Ltd - delay by representatives "affixes" to claimant for time limit purposes
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 17.7.08
Corporate Officer of the House of Commons v The Information Commissioner, [2008] EWHC 1084 (Admin) - High Court 16.5.08
Carson & ors v the United Kingdom - inflation linking of UK pensions paid to ex-pats living in South Africa, Australia and Canada
Country Weddings Ltd v Crossman & Ors - no power to apportion liability for compensation for tortious activity
Christou (1) Ward (2) v London Borough of Haringey - There is no estoppel against an employer instituting a second set of disciplinary proceedings
Confédération générale du travail & ors. v Premier ministre & anor - French labour laws contravene EC rules - ECJ Case C-385/05, 18.1.07
Charles v Tesco Stores Ltd - erroneous reading of ET1 led to wrong decision on time limits
Collidge v Freeport Plc - benefits under termination agreement conditional on warranty as to repudiatory breach - High Court (QBD) 25.5.07
Cranwick Country Food plc v GMB - failure to consult re redundancies leads to protective award - new on EAT website 7.10.2005
Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police v Caston - tribunal's power to extend time is a matter of fact and judgment, not policy or law
C v M Ltd - absolute immunity against ET claims arising out of other legal proceedings
Cadman v Health and Safety Executive (C-17/05) - legality of pay based on length of service - ECJ 3.10.06
Colquhoun v HMRC- entitlement to tax-free element of payment on termination of employment remained despite earlier payment
Contract Bottling Ltd v Cave & Anor - unfair redundancy process resulted in unfair dismissals despite mistaken approach to reason for dismissal
Cornwall County Council v Prater - employee or not employee?
Computers In The City Ltd v Amamize - dishonesty, summary dismissal and Polkey
Chan v Barts and the London NHS Trust - consultants' rights of appeal to Secretary of State - QBD 7.12.07
Crosbie v Secretary of State for Defence - employment rights of members of the Armed Forces.
Chambers-Mills v Allied Bakeries - only one of two "cardinal conditions" need be met before strike out can be considered -