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Gender segregation in school unlawful



Fair Employment Tribunal finds employee was victimised and harassed

The Fair Employment Tribunal has found that a woman, who worked for a Belfast-based bathroom supplier, was discriminated against, harassed and victimised on the grounds of her religious belief or political opinion and constructively unfairly dismissed.


Employment Law, Local Developments

High Court quashes former Education Minister’s decision

On 13th October the High Court ruled that a decision to turn down an Irish language primary school’s bid to relocate must be quashed.


Education, Local Developments

ECJ dismisses challenge to refugee quota scheme

C-643/15 Slovak Republic and Hungary v Council of the European Union


The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has dismissed complaints by Slovakia and Hungary against the provisional mechanism for the mandatory relocation of asylum seekers. 


Immigration & Asylum

ECtHR rules employee’s privacy breached in monitoring of personal communications.


Case of Barbulescu v Romania 61496/08  


The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has found that an employee’s right to a private life was breached by his employer monitoring his use of electronic communications.


Employment Law