Bus driver sacked for BNP membership wins case in Strasbourg – The Guardian

Posted November 6th, 2012 in human rights, news, political opinion discrimination, unfair dismissal by sally

“A Bradford bus diver should not have been sacked for being a member of the British National Party, the European court of human rights has ruled.”

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The Guardian, 6th November 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Blacklisted builders launch mass legal action against Sir Robert McAlpine – The Guardian

“Workers blacklisted by the construction industry over more than three decades have launched a high court claim against industry giant Sir Robert McAlpine, the Tory donor and builder of the Olympic Stadium, for conspiring with other firms to keep them out of work.”

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The Guardian, 29th July 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Blacklisted building workers hope for day in court after ruling – The Guardian

“The Consulting Association, a shadowy organisation that compiled a list of ‘troublemakers’ — with the help of the security services — for Britain’s biggest building companies was closed four years ago. Only now can its 3,200 victims go to court and hope to win.”

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The Guardian, 3rd March 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

McConkey v Simon Community Northern Ireland – WLR Daily

McConkey v Simon Community Northern Ireland [2009] UKHL 24; [2009] WLR (D) 161

“An employer in Northern Ireland could refuse to employ a person on the ground of that person having supported the use of violence for political ends connected with the affairs of Northern Ireland, even if the person had since repudiated such views.”

WLR Daily, 21st May 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

McConkey and Another v Simon Community Northern Ireland – Times Law Reports

McConkey and Another v Simon Community Northern Ireland

House of Lords

“An employer in Northern Ireland could refuse to employ a person on the ground of his having supported the use of violence for political ends connected with the affairs of Northern Ireland even if the job-seeker had since repudiated such views.”

The Times, 26th May 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk