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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast update for June 2010 aims to examine the key recent developments in discrimination law namely cases concerning discrimination on the grounds of disability, race, age and sexual orientation.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know the facts of the case of Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police v Jelic;
  • Understand how the case of Jelic deals with the extent of the duty to make reasonable adjustments;
  • Appreciate how the case of Governing Body of X Endowed Primary Schools handles the question of excluded conditions and the principle it establishes;
  • Be able to contrast the Governing Body of X Endowed Primary Schools case with the EAT’s decision in Edmund Nuttall Limited;
  • Know the procedural points discussed by the Court of Appeal in the case of Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police v Caston;
  • Understand the EAT ruling pertaining to the consequences of disclosing an employee’s sexuality without their consent in the case of Land Registry v Grant;
  • Appreciate the religious discrimination case of McFarlane v Relate Avon;
  • Know the facts of the European Age Discrimination case of Rosenbladt;
  • Understand the consequences of two cases regarding discrimination and agency workers namely Muschett and May.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Sources and References:
  • Equality Act 2010;
  • Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police v Jelic [UKEAT/0491/09/CEA];
  • Tarbuck v Sainsbury's Supermarket Ltd [2006] IRLR 664;
  • Governing Body of X Endowed Primary School v Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal and others [2009] IRLR 1007;
  • Disability Discrimination (Meaning of Disability) Regulations 1996;
  • Murray v Newhams Citizens Advice Bureau Ltd [2003] IRLR 340;
  • Edmund Nuttall Ltd v Butterfield [2005] IRLR 751;
  • Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police v Caston [2009] EWCA Civ 1298;
  • British Coal v Keeble [1997] IRLR 336;
  • Limitation Act 1980;
  • Land Registry v Grant UKEAT/0232/09/DA;
  • McFarlane v Relate Avon [2010] EWCA Civ B1;
  • Williamson v Secretary of State [2003] QB 1300;
  • Copsey v WWB Minerals Ltd [2005] IRLR 811;
  • Gisela Rosenbladt v Oellerking Gebaudereinigungsges.mbH (C-45/09);
  • European Directive 2000/78;
  • Muschett v HM Prison Service [2010] EWCA Civ 25;
  • James v London Borough of Greenwich [2008] EWCA Civ 35;
  • May and Baker Ltd v Okerago [EAT 0278/09].
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In this CPDcast update Richard Oulton of 5 Essex Court and Spencer Keen of 3 Pump Court discuss recent developments in discrimination law.

In relation to disability discrimination, they discuss the cases of Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police v Jelic, Governing Body of X Endowed Primary School v Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal and others and the procedural case of Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police v Caston.

In relation to discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, they examine the case of Land Registry v Grant.

In relation to discrimination on grounds of religion and belief, they discuss the case of McFarlane v Relate Avon and the key judgment of Lord Justice Laws.

In relation to age discrimination, they examine the European case of Rosenbladt v Oellerking.

They conclude the podcast by examining recent decisions regarding discrimination and agency workers namely the Court of Appeal case of Muschett v HM Prison Service and the EAT decision in May and Baker Ltd v Okerago.

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-10-31

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