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
United Grand Lodge of England v Daley - tribunal must consider procedural and contributory fault issues when deciding dismissal was unfair - EAT 24.8.07 admin
United Guarding Services Ltd v St James Security Group Ltd and anor EAT 2004 admin 15/04/2004
Unilever UK Plc v (1) Hickson (2) Sodexo Ltd - detrimental act must not be conflated with its consequences when considering time limits admin
Unison & anor v National Probation Service & anor EAT 2010 admin
USDAW & Anor v UNITE The Union & Ors - 'at one establishment' to be disregarded for purposes of collective redundancy consultation admin
USA - Carvin v Britain - Parental rights of lesbian - Supreme Court (Washington) 15.5.06 admin
University of Stirling v University & College Union - ending of fixed term contracts is not redundancy triggering consultation requirements admin
Urquhart v Fife Primary Care NHS Trust - Manual Handling Regulations - Court of Session 9.1.07 admin
United Kingdom v Council of the European Union - ECJ Case C-77/05, 10.7.07 admin
Unite v Pierhead Housing Association - majority support for collective bargaining - CAC 31.7.07 admin
Unite & ors. v UCL - extent of recognition for collective bargaining purposes - CAC 6.8.07 admin
Uren v Corporate Leisure (UK) Ltd and MOD - risk assessments admin
University of London v Zaman - no automatic issue estoppel preventing a breach of contract claim where a discrimination/victimisation claim has failed admin
United States of America v Nolan - in a collective redundancy situation, when exactly does the consultation obligation arise? admin
Unison, R (on the application of) v The Lord Chancellor & Anor - Unison's challenge to 2013 Fee Remisssions Order fails admin
Unison v Bakhsh, Unison v Staunton - scope of trade union's powers of suspension [2009] EAT admin 08/04/2009
UPVC Designs Ltd (t/a Croston Conservatories) v (1) Latimer (2) Millar - A contract of employment must contain an element of control so as to make one party the "master" [2007] EAT admin 16/10/2007
Unison and GMB v Brennan & ors and Sunderland City Council EAT 2008 admin 19/04/2008
University of Warwick v Gray - Tribunal substituted own view of what was reasonable rather than considering how it appeared to decision maker [2010] EAT admin 08/11/2010
Unison v Allen & ors EAT 2007 admin 26/07/2007
Uyanwa-odu & anor v Schools Offices Services Ltd & anor - Striking out of claim [2005] EAT admin 05/10/2005
University of Nottingham v Eyett HC 1999 admin 13/11/1998
UNISON v Kelly & Ors - Trade union officials and unjustified disciplinary action [2012] EAT admin 22/02/2012
UNIFI v Union Bank of Nigeria 2001 admin 07/06/2001
Unite The Union & Ors v Sayers Confectioners Ltd EAT - time limits and the Insolvency Act 1986 admin
Uren v Corporate Leisure (UK) Ltd and MOD CA 2011 admin 02/02/2011
UCATT (Union of Construction Allied Trades & Technology) v Short - ET may take account of future wage increase in future loss calculation admin
University College London Hosp NHS Trust v Unison 1999 admin 13/10/1998
UK Mail Ltd v Creasey - workers and the unfettered right of substitution admin 26/09/2012
University of Nottingham v Eyett (No. 2) 1999 admin 13/11/1998
UCATT v Amicus, Glasgow City Council & ors, EAT - information and consultation obligations under TUPE admin
USA: One Anti-Gay Comment Can Create Hostile Workplace - New Jersey Law Journal 15.8.08 admin
Uzor v (1) Safiu (2) Uzor (3) Verriott International Group Ltd - joint and several liability for compensation admin
UNISON v First Secretary of State - favourable pension terms for local government employees - QBD 27.9.06 admin
USA case: Dismissal upheld despite employer's Google search for employee's prior work history - FindLaw 1.6.07 admin
Unite v Tyco Electronics - recognition of bargaining unit, CAC inquiries - CAC 25.7.07 admin