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 Author Case Date
Osoba v Hertfordshire Constabulary - employer's approach shambolic but not discriminatory admin
Overseas workers rights (Serco Ltd v Lawson admin
Onyango v Berkeley (t/a Berkeley Solicitors) - protected disclosure can be made after end of employment admin
O'Hanlon v Revenue & Customs - justification of disability discrimination - Court of Appeal 30.3.07 admin
Otobor V Croydon College & Ors - strike out requires consideration of balance of prejudice admin
O'Connell & ors. v UK - widowers' entitlement to widows' benefits - ECtHR 22.5.07 admin
Okoro (1) Okenwa (2) v Taylor Woodrow Construction Ltd & Ors - judge should have given reasons for refusal to postpone admin
Ogbonna v Nursing & Midwifery Council - Midwife wins appeal against being struck off admin
Oudahar v Esporta Group Ltd - automatically unfair dismissal in certain health & safety cases admin
O'Cathail v Transport for London - EAT right to refuse to extend time to appeal admin
O' Cathail v Transport For London - ill-health, medical evidence, adjournments and fair trials admin
Oreste Della Rocca v Poste Italiane SpA - Extent of Framework agreement on fixed term work admin
Owolabi v (1) Bondcare Ltd (2) Southern Cross Healthcare Group PLC (3) Fellows - new claim was abuse of process admin
Oyarce v Cheshire County Council - statutory reverse burden of proof does not apply to race discrimination victimisation claims - but does that really matter? - [2008] EWCA Civ 434, Court of Appeal on 2.5.08 admin
Oceanbulk Shipping & Trading SA v TMT Asia Ltd & Others - admissibility of without prejudice negotiations admin
O'Hanlon v HM Revenue & Customs - Justification of disability discrimination [2006] EAT admin 04/08/2006
Ochika v The Regard Partnership - Start date of employment for u/d purposes [2007] EAT admin 08/03/2007
Oyarce v. Cheshire County Council CA 2008 admin 02/05/2008
Optare Group Ltd. v T&G - were 20 or more employees dismissed when 3 accepted voluntary redundancy and 17 did not? - EAT 10.7.07 admin
Oakland v Wellswood (Yorkshire) Ltd CA 2009 admin 30/07/2009
O'Neil v Wooldridge Ecotech Ltd - Requirements of modified statutory dismissal procedure [2007] EAT admin 25/09/2007
Oakley v Merseyside Magistrates Court Committee 2003 admin 03/02/2003
Obonyo v Wandsworth Primary Care Trust - Tribunal has power to clarify and, in cases of fraud or mistake, set aside consent order on review [2007] EAT admin 13/11/2007
Osborne Clarke Services v Purohit EAT 2009 admin 09/02/2009
Olayemi v (1) Athena Medical Centre (2) Okoreaaffia & Others - No error of law in refusal to allow amendment to claim [2011] EAT admin 20/04/2011
Oy Liikenne Ab v Pekka Liskojarvi & anr 2001 admin 25/01/2001
Olubodun v Total Stay Group Ltd - Acting on legal advice could justify actions alleged to be victimisation [2009] EAT admin 06/11/2009
Onwuka v. Spherion Technology UK Ltd and ors EAT 2005 admin 26/11/2004
Oliver v The Ultimate Solution Partnership Ltd - Was dismissal for disability or dishonesty? Tribunal failed to decide [2011] EAT admin 16/08/2011
Orr v Milton Keynes Council CA 2011 admin 01/02/2011
Orford v S Three Staffing UK Ltd - EJ erred in failing to carry out balancing exercise on application to add second respondent admin
O'Brien v Ministry of Justice (formerly DCA) SC 2010 admin 28/07/2010
Olenloa v North West London Hospitals NHS Trust - obligation to make reasonable adjustments does not end with sick absence admin
O'Kelly & ors v Trusthouse Forte PLC CA 1983 admin 20/07/1983
Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council v Johnson - Unless Order: qualitative, not quantitative, test for compliance admin
O'Halloran v Ciba Speciality Chemicals Plc - personal injury - Court of Session 2.2.07 admin