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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 Author Case Date
Wolf v Stadt Frankfurt am Main, ECJ Case C-229/08 - upper age limit for fire service recruits is justifiable discrimination (A-G's opinion) admin
Wolesley Centres Ltd v Simmons EAT 1994 admin 21/01/1994
West Ferry Printers v Beedell 2000 admin 07/02/2000
Weedon & Richardson v Pinnacle Entertainment Ltd - Employment judge sitting alone had no jurisdiction to consider claim [2011] EAT admin 18/11/2011
Wise Group v Mitchell EAT 2005 admin
Walcher v Bundesamt f?r Soziales und Behindertenwesen Steiermark ECJ 2003 admin 11/09/2003
Warby v Wunda Group Plc - Context is vital to determine whether words are discriminatory or not [2012] EAT admin 27/01/2012
William Hicks & Partners v Nadal [2005] EAT - fairness of disciplinary procedures admin 16/08/2005
Wade v North Yorkshire Police Authority v HMRC UT (tax) 2011 admin 11/01/2011
Westminster City Council v. Haywood & anr (No.2) 2000 admin 20/12/1999
Weeks v Newham College of Further Education - claim of harassment not made out on facts admin
Ward v The Secretary of State for Work & Pensions - comparator required for direct disability discrimination admin
Wagunyanya v Medical Defence Union Services Ltd - Is the Medical Defence Union an organisation covered by Race Relations Act 1976 s.11? [2006] EAT admin 06/07/2006
Welsh v Cowdenbeath Football Club Ltd - past misconduct, never acted upon, is deemed waived and cannot justify later dismissal on different grounds admin
Wardle v Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank CA 2011 admin 11/05/2011
Walsall MBC & Anor v Birch & Ors - tribunal's discretion to allow amendments to add an out-if-time claim admin
Wilkes v Dundee City Council & anor - Time limits for Equal Pay Act claims [2007] EAT admin 16/01/2007
Webster & Ors v Ridgeway Foundation School - school did not breach general "public authority duty" under RRA 1976 sec 71 admin
Walls Meat Co v Selby CA 1989 admin 03/02/1989
Wedgewood v Minstergate Hull Ltd - effective date of termination and unfair dismissal admin
Wolverhampton University v Dr I Elbeltagi - Time limits and reasonable practicality [2007] EAT admin 13/07/2007
Werhof v Freeway Traffic Systems - ECJ TUPE-type case - 9.3.06 admin
Wynnwith Engineering Co Ltd v Bennett 2002 admin 11/12/2001
Walia v Zaiwalla & Co and Hodsdon 2002 admin 24/07/2002
Williamson v The Chief Constable of The Greater Manchester Police & Anor - inadmissible evidence admin
Wright v Weed Control Ltd - A breach of an obligation of confidence (in respect of which an employment tribunal has no jurisdiction) is not the same as a breach of the implied term of trust and confidence [2008] EAT admin 29/01/2008
Walker v United Kingdom - UK NIC's and sex discrimination - ECtHR 22.8.06 admin
West v Kneels Ltd 1987 admin 08/07/1986
Walton v Independent Living Organisation Ltd CA 2003 admin 26/02/2002
Wainwright & Cummins v Snowdon - not for EAT to substitute its own findings of fact admin
William Hill Organisation Ltd v McRobbie - A tribunal decision is not "perverse" simply because a party disagrees with it [2008] EAT admin 20/06/2008
Waltham Forest NHS Primary Care Trust & Anor v Malik, R. (On the application of) - Court of Appeal 28.3.07 admin
Whitbread Plc (t-a Whitbread Medway Inns) v Hall 2001 admin 27/02/2001
Weathersfield (Van & Truck Rentals) v Sargent CA 1999 admin 10/12/1998
Whyte v London Borough of Lewisham - incapacity benefit deductable from compensation admin
Way v Powercraft Retail Ltd - Claim or response cannot be struck out at a case management discussion [2008] EAT admin 26/06/2008