Articles & Downloads / 2016 / January


Maxine Orr

NI Court of Appeal rules that a Polish GP’s claims of discrimination and unfair dismissal are “manifestly ill-founded and must fail"

28 January 2016

The NI Court of Appeal rules that a Polish GP’s claims of discrimination and unfair dismissal are “manifestly ill-founded and must fail.” It further commented that it was regrettable that the appellant had “chosen to invest so much wasted time and effort in pursuing a course which involved unfairly blaming many individuals…for her misfortunes” and hoped that she would “turn her focus inwards so as to seek to recognise and remedy the shortcomings that have made her unsuited for her employment.” [2016] NICA 1 Read More


Maxine Orr

TUPE and Employees on PHI

14 January 2016

The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 ensures protection for employee contracts of employment when a business or service is being outsourced/transferred to a new entity. A recent case in the Employment Appeal Tribunal considered the position of an employee who had been “on the books” but not actively participating in the activities of the group in the workplace because he was in receipt of permanent ill health retirement. Read More


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