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
O’Hara v Jackstone Froster Ltd - Link between Unfair Dismissal and consequent illness admin
O’Brien v Ministry of Justice and Walker v Innospec & others [2015] EWCA Civ 1000 emplaw online 06/10/2015
O’Brien v Ministry of Justice and Walker v Innospec & others [2015] EWCA Civ 1000 emplaw online 06/10/2015
Ozturk & ors. v SoS for Home Department - students and au pairs from Turkey - CA 18.5.06 admin
Oyarce v. Cheshire County Council EAT 2007 admin 13/06/2007
Oyarce v. Cheshire County Council CA 2008 admin 02/05/2008
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
Oyarce v Cheshire County Council - No reversal of burden of proof in race victimisation cases [2007] EAT admin 13/06/2007
Oyarce v Cheshire County Council - burden of proof in discrimination cases - EAT on 13.6.07 admin
Oy Liikenne Ab v Pekka Liskojarvi & anr 2001 admin 25/01/2001
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust v (1) Laakkonen (2) Taylor (3) Cole - test for perversity is a high one admin
Owolowo v Family Mosaic Housing Association - Automatic extension of time under (now revoked) 2004 grievance procedure rules [2010] EAT admin 09/08/2010
Owolabi v (1) Bondcare Ltd (2) Southern Cross Healthcare Group PLC (3) Fellows - new claim was abuse of process admin
Owens v Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council - eligibility for membership of Teachers' Pensions Scheme admin
Owen v AMEC Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd & Anor [2019] EWCA Civ 822 emplaw online 14/05/2019
Overseas workers rights (Serco Ltd v Lawson admin
Outram v Academy Plastics Ltd [2001] ICR 367 admin 19/04/2000
Outokumpu Stainless Ltd v Law - Length of delay is a critical factor when deciding if it is just and equitable to allow a claim to be made out of time [2007] EAT admin 04/10/2007
Out of office misuse of laptop computers - (USA) TechLaw Journal 8.3.06 admin
Oudahar v Esporta Group Ltd - automatically unfair dismissal in certain health & safety cases admin
Otobor V Croydon College & Ors - strike out requires consideration of balance of prejudice admin
Oti-Obihara v HMRC 1st TT 2011 admin 15/11/2010
Oti-Obihara v HMRC - tax on payments under a compromise agreement admin
OTG Ltd v (1) Barke (2) Luke (3) BERR & other cases EAT 2011 admin 16/02/2011
OTG Ltd v (1) Barke (2) Luke (3) BERR & Other cases - pre-pack sales and TUPE admin
Otero Ramos [2017] EUECJ C-531/15 emplaw online 19/10/2017
Otaiku v Rotherham Primary Care NHS Trust - Grievance procedure [2007] EAT admin 03/07/2007
Osonnaya v South West Essex Primary Care Trust - strike out after 5 years of no progress was error of law admin
Osonnaya v Queen Mary University of London - costs can follow application to postpone, reasonable or not. admin
Osoba v Hertfordshire Constabulary - employer's approach shambolic but not discriminatory admin
Oso v Newham University Hospital NHS Trust - tribunal's reasons for decision were completely clear - and not irrational admin
Oso and Owoyemi v Newham University Hospital NHS Trust - unfair dismissal and race discrimination admin
Osman v Belstaff International Ltd - in the interests of justice any strike out must be "proportionate" admin
Osei-Adjei v RM Education Ltd - claimant's resignation can break causation admin
Osborne v Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, EAT - tribunal rulings must do more than merely set out factors to be considered and a conclusion [2009] EAT admin 31/03/2009
Osborne Clarke Services v Purohit EAT 2009 admin 09/02/2009